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Oriental scops owl

Thai: นกเค้าหูยาวเล็ก, nok khao hu yaw lek

Binomial name: Otus sunia, Brian Houghton 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 2 records of Oriental Scops Owl in Alaska.

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Scientific classification

Otus sunia

Common names

  • Thai: นกเค้าหูยาวเล็ก, nok khao hu yaw lek

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Oriental scops owl

Oriental scops owl


Distribution map of Oriental scops owl, Otus sunia in Thailand

Range map of Otus sunia in Thailand

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