|Philippine Scops Owl Otus megalotis
|Photographer :|| © David Fisher/Sunbird |
|Location :||Bangkong Kahoy Valley, Quezon Province, Luzon, Philippines|
11 May 2017|
|English synonyms:||Philippine Scops-Owl, Oriental Screech Owl, Oriental Screech-Owl, Whitehead's Scops Owl, Whitehead's Scops-Owl, Luzon Scops Owl, Luzon Scops-Owl, Luzon Lowland Scops Owl, Luzon Lowland Scops-Owl|
|Bird Family :||Strigidae - Typical Owls |
|Bird Group :||STRIGIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines (Catanduanes, Luzon and Marinduque).
Note that the forms O. (m.) nigrorum and O. (m.) everetti, which were formerly treated as conspecific, are now regarded as separate species under the names Negros Scops Owl and Everett's Scops Owl.
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