Species of Thailand

Reddish scops owl

Otus rufescens

(In Thai: นกเค้าแดง)

The reddish scops owl (Otus rufescens) is an owl found in southeast Asia.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Strigiformes
Family
Strigidae
Genus
Otus
Species
Otus rufescens

Common names

  • Thai: นกเค้าแดง

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (ONEP)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Reddish scops owl, Otus rufescens in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
Range map of Otus rufescens in Thailand