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Oriental scops owl

Oriental scops owl
Oriental scops owl (left) with a chestnut-backed owlet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Otus
Species: O. sunia
Binomial name
Otus sunia
(Hodgson, 1836)

The oriental scops owl (Otus sunia) is a species of scops owl found in South Asia. They are found in dry deciduous forests. They are usually detected by their distinctive call. There have been two records of oriental scops owls in Alaska.

Call of oriental scops owl recorded in Parambikulam

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