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Wallace's Scops Owl
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Information
Common Name Lesser Sunda Scops Owl
Range remote islands of Indonesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Genus Otus
Species Otus silvicola
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Wallace's scops owl (Otus silvicola), also known as the lesser Sunda scops owl, is a species of scops owl which lives on a few remote islands of Indonesia. It is not rare in most of its habitat and has no subspecies except for the nominate.

It is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, and biologist.

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