Pallid scops-owl

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The Pallid scops-owl – Otus brucei is a small nocturnal raptor species of the typical-owl Family Strigidae and the Order Strigifomes. It is found from the Levant to S Kazakhstan and NW India. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to NE Iran, S Central Turkey and N Syria. The main wintering area is in Pakistan and NW India, but there are a few areas where there are small resident populations in the S Levant, SE Iraq, SW and S Iran and the Hajar mountains of Oman and UAE.

Type - nocturnal raptor - typical owl,
Summer Habitat - semi-open country with trees and bushes,
Winter Habitat - coastal regions, 
Resident Habitat - also mountainous areas with deep wadis, 

Order:   Strigiformes
Family:  Strigidae
Genus:  Otus

Species - Otus brucei
Pallid scops-owl - Species - ebird.org
Pallid scops-owl - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Pallid scops-owl - Species - soundapproach.co.uk
Pallid scops-owl - Species - avibase
Pallid scops-owl - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Pallid scops-owl - Images - google.com
Pallid scops-owl - Video - youtube.com
Pallid scops-owl - Datazone - birdlife.org


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