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

Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei

Described by: Hume (1873)
Alternate common name(s): Palid Scops Owl, Striated Scops-Owl, Bruce's Scops-Owl, Desert Screech-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kutch, Gujarat, India - Feb, 2009 © Jugal Tiwari 
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Middle East and sw. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Ne. Egypt(?), Israel, c. and e. Iraq, s. Iran, Oman, w. Pakistan and s. Afghanistan.
(2) S. Tadjikistan, w. China e. to c. Tarim Basin and s. to e. Afghanistan and n. Pakistan.
(3) E. Aral Sea to Kirgizia and Tadjikistan.
(4) S. Turkey, n. Syria, n. Iraq, Turkestan, Uzbekistan and n. Afghanistan.
Winters s. to w. and nw. India.


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


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