Mantanani Scops-Owl

Various subspecies have been described, including the nominate from the Mantanani Islands, and O. m. sibutuensis from the Sulu islands. It has sometimes been considered a race of the Eurasian Scops-owl or the Oriental Scops-owl.

The Mantanani Scops-Owl is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

* Mantanani Scops-owl, Otus mantananensis * Ryūkyū Scops-owl, Otus elegans * Sulawesi Scops-owl, Otus manadensis * Sangihe Scops-owl, Otus collari * Biak Scops-owl, Otus beccarii * Seychelles Scops-owl, Otus insularis * Simeulue Scops-owl, Otus umbra * Enggano Scops-owl, Otus enganensis * Nicobar Scops-owl, Otus alius * Pemba Scops-owl, Otus pembaensis More

species seen including Mantanani Scops-Owl as the main target which is restricted to several islands in Borneo and Palawan only. The Lugisan Island in between Mantanani Besar and Kecil is one of the main roosting place for 3 species of Frigatebird in Sabah and on my first evening with the gang, saw approximately thousand over Frigatebird circling on the island. The journey took about 1 hour from Kuala Abai jetty at Kota Belud district on the Northwest of Kota Kinabalu city. More

Images Mantanani scops-owl on branch Mantanani scops-owl on branch Species related by - * Family group * Habitat * Conservation status * * View image slideshow * Link to this image * Email to a friend * * MyARKive menu More

Mantanani scops-owl on branch Mantanani scops-owl on branchPrint factsheet Facts - Also known as: Mantanani scops owl Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Strigiformes Family Strigidae Genus Otus (1) Status More

Mantanani Scops-owl Otus mantananensis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Near Threatened Justification This species is listed as Near Threatened because there are some indications that it has a moderately small, fragmented population which is undergoing a continuing decline owing to forest loss. However, little is currently known about the population size and structure of, and threats to, this species. More

Mantanani Scops-Owl Otus mantananensis = Described by: Sharpe (1892) Alternate common name(s): Mantanani Scops Owl, South Philippines Scops-Owl, Sulu Scops Owl, Sulu Scops-Owl Old scientific name(s): Otus mantanensis Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Islands off n. Borneo and w. Philippines; Fragmented distribution; (1) Mantanani Is. off n. Borneo (Sabah) and islands off s. Palawan. (2) S. Calamian Is. More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Otus
Species : mantananensis
Authority : (Sharpe, 1892)