Oriental scops owl


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Noun1.Oriental scops owl - Asian scops owl
scops owl - any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
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In two cases of classified successful nest usurpation, the previous nest owners (oriental scops owl Otus sunia and collared scops owl Otus bakkamoena) had been seen perching among branches near their nests during the first few days since the first duck eggs were laid.
The tongue of the Magellanic penguin showed a highly keratinized epithelium both in the dorsal and ventral regions, as it was observed with other penguin species (KOBAYASHI et al., 1998) and in other birds, such as the white-tailed eagle (HOMBERGER; BRUSH, 1986), the cormorant (JACKOWIAK et al., 2006), the oriental scops owl, and the Japanese pigmy woodpecker (EMURA et al., 2009a and b), whose feeding habits depend on a more rigid and resistant tongue structure.
Out of 20 owl species occurring in Pakistan, four species were already known from Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP), viz., Himalayan Barred owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides), Oriental Scops owl (Otus sunia), Pallid Scops owl (Otus brucei) and Tawny owl (Strix aluco) (Robrets, 1991).