Ryukyu Scops Owl

Otus elegans - Petit-duc élégant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Otus

  • Species
    :

    elegans

Descriptor

Cassin, 1852

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ryukyu Scops Owl (Otus elegans) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Otus elegans interpositus (Daito Is.. s Japan.)
  • Otus elegans elegans (Ryukyu Is.. s Japan.)
  • Otus elegans botelensis (Lanyu I.. off of s Taiwan.)
  • Otus elegans calayensis (Batan, Calayan and Sabtang Is.. n Philippines.)

Foreign names

  • Petit-duc élégant,
  • Autillo Elegante,
  • Schmuckeule,
  • rjúkjú-szigeteki füleskuvik,
  • Ryukyu-dwergooruil,
  • Assiolo elegante,
  • Ryukyudvärguv,
  • Ryukyuugle,
  • výrik pôvabný,
  • výreček rjúkjúský,
  • Ryukyudværghornugle,
  • riukiunpöllönen,
  • xot elegant,
  • syczek wschodni,
  • Rjūkjū pūcīte,
  • Совка Рюкю,
  • リュウキュウコノハズク,
  • 兰屿角鸮,
  • 蘭嶼角鴞〔優雅角鴞〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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