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Rajah Scops Owl ~ Otus brookii


The Rajah Scops Owl is a small owl with with long ear-tufts that have prominent white inner webs.


Distribution: Montane regions of Sumatra and Borneo.

Range of Rajah Scops Owl (Otus brookii)
Range of the Rajah Scops Owl Otus brookii

Status: Uncertain, likely endangered.

Original Description: Sharpe, Richard Bowdler. 1892. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club (BBOC) 1: p. 4.

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 2015-09-25.