Athene cunicularia providentiae Brodkorb, 1959:360

Bahamas burrowing owl, Bahaman burrowing owl



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Otus providentiae Brodkorb, 1959:360


Synonymized with Athene cunicularia by (Olson & Pregill 1982).


Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Brodkorb, Pierce. (1959). Pleistocene Birds from New Providence Island, Bahamas. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 4(11): 349-371., 3 plates, 1 map, 3 tables.


Other references:

Olson, Storrs L. and Pregill, Gregory K. (1982). Fossil vertebrates from the Bahamas. In: Olson, Storrs L. (ed.). Smithsonian contributions to paleobiology no. 48. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1982. iii, 65 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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