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Mindoro Scops Owl ~ Otus mindorensis

Introduction

The Mindoro Scops Owl is a very small owl with medium-length ear-tufts.

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  • Mindoro Scops Owl

Information

Distribution: Endemic to Mindoro in the Philippines.

Range of Mindoro Scops Owl (Otus mindorensis)
Range of the Mindoro Scops Owl Otus mindorensis

Status: Locally common, although possibly threatened as a species. Listed as Vulnerable by BirdLife International.

Original Description: Whitehead, Bret M. 1899. Ibis, 7th Series, vol. 5, p. 98-99.

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.