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Luzon Scops Owl ~ Otus longicornis


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

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  • Luzon Scops Owl


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. Listed as 'Near Threatened' by Birdlife International.

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

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 longicornis at Xeno-canto.

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

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