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Negros Scops Owl Otus nigrorum   - Adult
Negros Scops Owl
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Mt Mantiquil, Negros, Philippines
Date : 16 February 2014
English synonyms:Negros Scops-Owl, Philippine Scops Owl, Visayan Scops Owl, Visayan Lowland Scops Owl, Visayan Lowland Scops-owl, Oriental Screech Owl, Oriental Screech-Owl, Whitehead's Scops Owl, Whitehead's Scops-Owl, Negros Screech Owl, Negros Screech-Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines (Negros and Panay).

Split from Philippine Scops Owl Otus megalotis.
Ref: Miranda, H.C., Jr., Brooks, D.M. and Kennedy, R.S. (2011) Phylogeny and taxonomic review of Philippine lowland scops owls (Strigiformes): parallel diversification of highland and lowland clades. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123(3): 441-454

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