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The Indian Scops Owl is a resident species of owl found in the southern regions of Asia from eastern Arabia through the Indian Subcontinent, except the far north, east across much of Southeast Asia to Indonesia. This species formerly included what has been split out as the Collared Scops Owl . The species epithet is derived from "bakamuna", the Sinhalese name for the White Barn Owl '''', and the Brown Fish Owl ''''.

The Indian Scops Owl is a common resident bird in forests and other well-wooded.. more

Similar species: Owls
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2019. Captured Mar 6, 2019 12:08 in Unnamed Road, Madhya Pradesh 454010, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO9051
  • 500mm