Collared Scops Owl


Scientific Name: Otus bakkamoena
Common Name: Indian Scops Owl

Identifying Features: grey body, pale white face, black eyes, short ears

Fun Facts:

  • Through its natural camouflage, it is very difficult to see in daytime, but may sometimes be located by the small birds that mob it while it is roosting in a tree.
  • It is nocturnal and mainly feeds on insects.


This image was clicked by Carl Wilson – via Flickr.

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