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Flores Scops Owl ~ Otus alfredi


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

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  • Flores Scops Owl


Distribution: Found in the Ruteng and Todo Mountains in western Flores in the Lesser Sunda Islands.

Range of Flores Scops Owl (Otus alfredi)
Range of the Flores Scops Owl Otus alfredi

Status: Listed as Endangered by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Hartert, Ernst Johann Otto. 1897. Novitates Zoologicae (British Museum of Natural History, London), 4, p. 527-528.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.
Otus alfredi at Xeno-canto.

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

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