Eurasian Scops Owl

Otus scops - Petit-duc scops

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Otus

  • Species
    :

    scops

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 53 à 64 cm.
  • Weight
    : 90 à 95 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Otus scops scops (France and Italy to the Caucasus area)
  • Otus scops mallorcae (Iberian Pen., Balearic Is. and nw Africa)
  • Otus scops cycladum (s Greece and Crete to s Turkey, Syria and Jordan)
  • Otus scops turanicus (Iraq to nw Pakistan)
  • Otus scops pulchellus (Kazakhstan to s Siberia and w Himalayas)

Foreign names

  • Petit-duc scops,
  • Autillo Europeo,
  • Mocho-d'orelhas,
  • Zwergohreule,
  • Füleskuvik,
  • Dwergooruil,
  • Assiolo eurasiatico,
  • Dvärguv,
  • Dverghornugle,
  • výrik lesný,
  • výreček malý,
  • Dværghornugle,
  • kyläpöllönen,
  • xot eurasiàtic,
  • Skopugla,
  • syczek (zwyczajny),
  • mazā pūcīte,
  • veliki skovik,
  • Сплюшка,
  • コノハズク ヨーロッパコノハズク,
  • 西红角鸮,
  • 歐亞角鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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