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Rinjani Scops Owl ~ Otus jolandae

Introduction

The Rinjani Scops Scops Owl is a small owl with short, prominent ear-tufts.

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  • Rinjani Scops Owl

Information

Distribution: Restricted to the island of Lombok in Indonesia, where it is the only resident Scops Owl species.

Range of Rinjani Scops Owl (Otus jolandae)
Range of the Rinjani Scops Owl Otus jolandae

Status: Locally common. Listed as 'Near Threatened' by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Sangster, G.; King, B. F.; Verbelen, P.; Trainor, C. R. 2013. "A new owl species of the genus Otus (Aves: Strigidae) from Lombok, Indonesia". PLOS ONE. 8 (2): e53712.

References:
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2020. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
Sangster, G.; King, B. F.; Verbelen, P.; Trainor, C. R.. 2013. "A new owl species of the genus Otus (Aves: Strigidae) from Lombok, Indonesia". PLOS ONE.
Otus jolandae at Xeno-canto.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2020-10-08.