The Rinjani Scops Scops Owl is a small owl with short, prominent ear-tufts.
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Distribution: Restricted to the island of Lombok in Indonesia, where it is the only resident Scops Owl species.
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.