|Karthala Scops Owl|
|Common Name||Comoro Scops Owl|
The species is small for an owl, measuring 20–22 cm. It is greyish brown and has bright yellow eyes. Its feeding and breeding behavior are unknown.
The owl is found only on Mount Karthala, an active volcano on Grand Comoro. It has an estimated population of 2,000. It is classified as "Critically Endangered" due to it being restricted to such a small area, which is being rapidly deforested.