The Karthala Scops Owl is a very small owl with barely visible ear-tufts. It is also known as the Grand Comoro Scops Owl.
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Distribution: Endemic to the Island of Grande Comore, northwest of Madagascar, where it is restricted to Mount Karthala.
Status: Listed as Endangered by BirdLife International.
Original Description: Benson, Constantine Walter. 1960. Ibis 103B, p. 60-66.