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Seychelles Scops Owl - Otus insularis

Also known as Bare-legged Scops Owl

 
Calls - Otus insularis
Male © Lars Koerner

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.

References:

König, Weick and Becking. 1999. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World". Yale University Press

Page Information:

Page compiled by . Page last updated 2006-10-26

OwlPages.com Owl Species ID: 030.330.000

 
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