Giant scops owl

The Giant Scops-owl, Lesser Eagle-owl, or Mindanao Eagle-owl, Mimizuku gurneyi, is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is the only species in genus Mimizuku.

The Giant scops owl is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Giant Scops Owl feeds mostly on small vertebrates and large insects. Voice - The call of the Giant Scops Owl is described as hoarse, growling and melancholic. It is repeated, in groups of 5-10 descending notes, at intervals of 10-20 seconds. Status and behaviour in the wild - This is quite a large owl (about 35cm in length). More

Giant scops owl lives in? Post a question - any question - to the WikiAnswers community: Copyrights: Western Bird Guide. Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds, by Roger Tory Peterson. Copyright © 1990 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. More

Giant scops owl lives in? Does the scops owl live in america? Where do giant scops owl live? Post a question - any question - to the WikiAnswers community: Copyrights: Definition. WordNet 1.7.1 Copyright © 2001 by Princeton University. All rights reserved. More

hornbills, while Ashy Thrush and Giant Scops Owl were exciting enough to beat even the eagle in the bird-of-the-tour vote. Sadly we also witnessed the final death of the lowland forests at PICOP and while many of the birds are still clinging on there, anyone wishing to see them should visit at the soonest opportunity, we are actively seeking alternative sites but the lowland forests of Mindanao are among the most threatened habitats in the world. More

Chuck Ripper: Giant Scops Owl Sitting on Tree Branch Artist: Chuck Ripper 1929 - Nationality: American Artwork Year: 1994 Image Size: 12.5 by 14.5 inches Overall Size: 15 by 17.75 inches Medium: Gouache on Cold Press Illustration Board - So little is known about this rare species of owl that some scientists have classified it as the Lesser Eagle-Owl. More

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Original source: Richard Parker
Author: Richard Parker
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Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Mimizuku
Species : gurneyi
Authority : (Tweeddale, 1879)