Mountain scops owl
|Mountain scops owl|
|A juvenile mountain scops owl photographed at Sattal, India|
The mountain scops owl (Otus spilocephalus), sometimes referred to as the spotted scops owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is locally common in its main habitat which covers some parts of Asia, including Bangladesh Bhutan, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, and Thailand. It has a short high-pitched call.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Otus spilocephalus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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