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Sula Scops Owl ~ Otus sulaensis


The Sula Scops Owl is a very small owl with relatively short, rounded ear-tufts. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Moluccan Scops Owl.

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Distribution: Endemic to Taliabu and Mangole Islands in the Sula Archipelago, east of Sulawesi.

Range of Sula Scops Owl (Otus sulaensis)
Range of the Sula Scops Owl Otus sulaensis

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Hartert. 1898. Novitates Zoologicae, 5, p. 126.

König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-09-24.