The Wetar Scops Owl is a very small owl with relatively short, rounded ear-tufts. This species is not currently recognised by the International Ornithological Congress, who consider it a sub-species of the Moluccan Scops Owl Otus magicus.
Distribution: Endemic to Wetar Island in the Lesser Sundas.
Original Description: Hartert. 1904. Novitates Zoologicae, 11, p. 190-191.