Eurasian Scops Owl

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Colouring Greyish or rufous-brown body, yellow eyes
Voice Distinctive fluty whistle
Feeds on Large insects
Flight Quick flights with burst of wingbeats
Nesting Tree
Social Family Groups
Eurasian Scops Owl
Eurasian Scops Owl
Also Known As ..
European Scops Owl
Scops Owl
Page Last Updated 4/18/2018 2:28:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Species Otus scops
Category Owl
StdName Scops Owl
Vital Statistics
Length 19 to 21 cms
Weight 150 to 150 gms
Wingspan 47 to 54 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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