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Enggano Scops Owl ~ Otus enganensis


The Enggano Scops Owl is a very small owl with fairly long, distinct ear-tufts.

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Distribution: Endemic to the Enggano Island off the southwest coast of Sumatra.

Range of Enggano Scops Owl (Otus enganensis)
Range of the Enggano Scops Owl Otus enganensis

Status: Uncertain, probably common.

Original Description: Riley, Joseph Harvey. 1927. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 40, p. 93-94.

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 2015-09-25.