The Anjouan Scops Owl is a small owl with barely visible ear-tufts. This species was rediscovered in 1992 after having not been seen since 1886.
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Distribution: Endemic to Anjouan Island in the Comoros Archipelago, northwest of Madagascar.
Status: Listed as Critical by BirdLife International.
Original Description: Gurney, John Henry. 1889. Ibis, 6th Series, vol. 1, p. 104-107.