Simeulue Scops-Owl

The Simeulue Scops Owl is an owl endemic to the island of Simeulue, Indonesia.

The Simeulue 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.

endemic Simeulue Scops-owl Otus umbra, which is found in the forest and forest-edge habitats, and the threatened Silvery Wood-pigeon Columba argentina (classified as Vulnerable; see Secondary Area s101). Silvery Wood-pigeon (Columba argentina) CR Simeulue Scops-owl (Otus umbra) NT Secondary area A secondary area is an area which supports one or more restricted-range bird species, but does not qualify as an Endemic Bird Area because fewer than two species are entirely confined to it. More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Otus
Species : umbra
Authority : (Richmond, 1903)