African Scops Owl

photo by Alastair Rae

Scientific classification

Order

Strigiformes

Family

Stigidae

Subfamily

Otus

Species

senegalensis

Appearance

* Small bird with grey plumage
* Prominent ear tufts and thin black lines on the plumage
* Size: about 17 cm

Habitat

open areas with some trees

Countries

Africa

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