The Simeulue Scops Owl is a very small owl with short, prominent ear-tufts. It is also known as the Mentaur Scops Owl.
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Distribution: Endemic to Simeulue Island off the northwest coast of Sumatra.
Status: Frequent in its limited range. Listed as 'Near Threatened' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Richmond, Charles Wallace. 1903. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 26, p. 494-495.