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

Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus

Described by: Blyth (1846)
Alternate common name(s): Mountain Scops Owl, Spotted Scops-Owl, Spotted Mountain Scops-Owl, Stresemann's Scops Owl, Stresemann's Scops-Owl, Formosan Scops Owl, Formosan Scops-Owl, Vanderwater's Scops Owl, Vandewater's Scops-Owl, Sumatra Scops Owl, Sumatra Scops-Owl, Bornean Scops Owl, Bornean Scops-Owl, Sunda Scops-Owl, Stresemann's Mountain Scops Owl, Stresemann's Mountain Scops-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. Himalayas to se. China, se. Asia. Sumatra and n. Borneo;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Himalayas of n. Pakistan e. to c. Nepal.
(2) E. Himalayas of c. Nepal to n. India (Arunachal Pradesh) and Burma.
(3) Se. China and n. Indochina.
(4) Taiwan.
(5) Thailand and s. Indochina.
(6) Malaysia.
(7) Sumatra.
(8) Borneo.
(9) Sumatra (foothills of Mt. Kerinci).


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Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu


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


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