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Japanese Scops Owl - Otus semitorques

Formerly grouped with Otus bakkamoena

Status: Widespread, not uncommon.

Original Description: Temminck, Coenraad Jacob, & Schlegel, Hermann. 1842. In Sieboldt, Fauna Japonica, Aves, p. 24, pl. 8.

Subspecies: O. s. semitorques, O. s. ussuriensis, O. s. pryeri


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

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Page compiled by . Page last updated 2006-12-28 Owl Species ID: 030.150.000

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