Seychelles Scops Owl - Otus insularis
Also known as Bare-legged Scops Owl
Calls - Otus insularis
Status: Extremely rare and endangered. Thought to be extinct since 1909, but was rediscovered in 1959 on Mahé.
Original Description: Tristram, Henry Baker. 1880. Ibis, 4th Series, vol. 4, p. 458-459, pl. 14.
Page compiled by Deane P. Lewis. Page last updated 2006-10-26
OwlPages.com Owl Species ID: 030.330.000