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Oriental Scops owl  Oriental scops owl,Otus sunia,bird,india,owl,tamil nadu,valparai,western ghats,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Do you think this is the same species?
    Oriental Scops Owl India. Yes,India. That is exactly where this beautiful owl was captured being surprised by the flash of my camera. A cute little owl of merely 15-19 cm in height, was not seen but was traced by the amazing sound it made in the middle of the night. Geotagged,India,Night,Oriental Scops Owl,Oriental scops owl,Otus sunia,Spring
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. Yes..looks like this is andifferent morph!! Posted 5 years ago
      1. Thanks! Posted 5 years ago

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The oriental scops owl is a species of scops owl found in South Asia. They are found in dry deciduous forests. They are usually detected by their distinctive call. There have been two records of oriental scops owls in Alaska.

Similar species: Owls
Species identified by karthik_ak
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By karthik_ak

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Uploaded Apr 2, 2016. Captured Mar 25, 2016 19:47.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/30s
  • ISO2500
  • 460mm