Oriental Scops-owl

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The oriental scops owl is a species of scops owl found in South Asia. They are found in dry deciduous forests. These have prominent white scapular spots, streaked underparts and upperparts, lacks prominent nuchal collar. Rufous morph distinct from Eurasian Scops-owl but others appear virtually identical, although Oriental Scops-owl is more heavily marked above & below.

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Oriental Scops-owl