• Prey remains of the Jamaican Owl

    One year ago - By Caribbean Ornithology

    Dietary information for the Jamaican Owl is limited to several brief reports beginning with the account of Philip Henry Gosse in The Birds of Jamaica (1847). Regurgitated pellets recently recovered near a roost in Kingston contained the remains of Black Rat and Greater Antillean Grackle . This is the first conclusive evidence that the Jamaican Owl preys on passerine birds. Collectively, data from stomach contents and pellets suggest that the owl is a generalist predator of large invertebrates, frogs, lizards, introduced murid rodents, and passerine birds. La información sobre la dieta del...
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