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
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