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Mountain Scops Owl
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Information
Common Name Spotted Scops Owl
Range Asia, including Bhutan, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Genus Otus
Species Otus spilocephalus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Mountain scops owl (Otus spilocephalus), sometimes referred to as the spotted scops owl, is a species of scops owl in the Strigidae family. It is locally common in its main habitat which covers some parts of Asia, including Bhutan, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, and Thailand. It has a short high-pitched call similar to the sound a radar makes.

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