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Japanese Scops-Owl Otus semitorques

Described by: Temminck; Schlegel (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Scops Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Japan and associated islands;
(1) S. Kuril Is., and is. off South Korea (Cheju Do or Quelpart Is.) and n. Japan (Hokkaido s. to Yakushima).
(2) S. Izu Is. (Hachijo Jima) and s. Ryukyu Is. (Okinawa to Iriomote).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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