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Luzon Scops Owl ~ Otus longicornis

Introduction

The Luzon Scops Owl is a very small owl with long ear-tufts.

Photo Gallery (2 pictures)

  • Luzon Scops Owl
  • Luzon Scops Owl

Information

Distribution: Endemic to Luzon in northern Philippines.

Range of Luzon Scops Owl (Otus longicornis)
Range of the Luzon Scops Owl Otus longicornis

Status: Not uncommon, rare in some areas.

Original Description: Ogilvie-Grant, William Robert. 1894. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 3, p. 51.

References:
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

See also: Other owls from Asia, Genus: Otus.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-09-20.