European 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
European Scops Owl
European Scops Owl
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Scops Owl
Scops Owl
Page Last Updated 11/14/2019 10:44:59 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Species Otus scops
Category Owl
StdName Scops Owl
Vital Statistics
Length 7.5 to 8.3 ins
Weight 5.3 to 5.3 ozs
Wingspan 18.5 to 21.3 ins
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 EUREurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - European Scops Owl (Species=Otus scops / Standard Name=Scops Owl)