Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Northern White-faced Owl

Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis

Described by: Temminck (1820)
Alternate common name(s): White-faced Scops-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Otus leucotis


Lake Baringo, Kenya - Nov 7, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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Africa s. of the Sahara and n. of the equator;
Senegambia and s. Mauritania e. through s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad, Sudan to Ethiopia and Somalia s. through Kenya.


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


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