Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Oriental Scops-Owl

Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia

Described by: Hodgson (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Oriental Scops Owl, Asian Scops-Owl, Northern Indian Scops Owl, Northern Indian Scops-Owl, Peninsular Scops Owl, Peninsular Scops-Owl, Ceylon Little Scops Owl, Ceylon Little Scops-Owl, Ceylon Scops Owl, Ceylon Scops-Owl, Eastern Scops-Owl, East Asian Screech-Owl, Andaman Lesser Scops Owl, Andaman Lesser Scops-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


National University of Singapore, Singapore - Nov 14, 2003 © N. Sivasothi  National University of Singapore, Singapore - Nov 14, 2003 © N. Sivasothi  Socheong, South Korea - Sep 17, 2004 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea 
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India, se. Asia and Sumatra to ne. Asia and Japan;
(1) Himalayas of n. Pakistan and n. India to Bangladesh.
(2) C. and s. India.
(3) Sri Lanka.
(4) S. China (Yunnan e. to Guangdong).
(5) Se. Siberia, Mongolia, Manchuria, Sakhalin Is., ne. China and n. Korea.
Winters in Taiwan, Daito Is. and Izu Is.
(6) Japan.
(7) Ne. India in Assam s. to the Brahmaputra River, Burma, n. and w. Thailand, Indochina (Chhep District of Preah Vihear Province of n. Cambodia) and the Andaman Is. and c. Nicobar Is. (Camorta).
Winters in se. Asia, Malaysia, sw. Borneo, s. Philippines (Romblon, Cuyo Is. Mindanao, and Tawitawi).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea


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


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