Tag: Flores Scops Owl

Rediscovery of the Flores Scops Owl Otus alfredi on Flores, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, and reaffirmation of its specific status

Flores Scops Owl (Otus alfredi) Science Article 1 abstract The Flores Scops Owl Otus alfredi remained unreported for almost a century after its description in 1897, and skepticism developed regarding its validity as a species. In 1994 a fourth individual (a juvenile) was collected near the type locality, and an adult was independently mistnetted and […]