The Desert Owl is a small to medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It was formerly known as Hume's Owl.
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Distribution: Syria and Israel south to both sides of the Red Sea and patchily through the Arabian Peninsula.
Status: Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife Internationl.
Original Description: Kirwan, Schweizer & Copete, 2015.