Tag: Scops-Owl

Distribution, density, diet and productivity of the Scops Owl Otus scops in the Italian Alps

Scops-Owl (Otus scops) Science Article 1 abstract The Scops Owl Otus scops is probably the least known European owl. We surveyed Scops Owls in the Trento region (6200 km2) of the central-eastern Italian Alps between 1995 and 2003 and we intensively monitored a subpopulation in a 50-km2 plot between 2000 and 2003. In the whole […]

Scops-Owl (Otus scops)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Otus scops | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Scops-Owl | [FR] Petit duc d’Europe | [DE] Zwergohreule | [ES] Autillo Comun | [NL] Gestreepte Dwergooruil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Otus are the Scops and Screech owls. They are relatively small owls, with short, rounded […]