Otus sunia


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Noun1.Otus sunia - 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.
On the contrary, three other owl species that were previously known from the park (Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides, Oriental Scops-owl Otus sunia and Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei ) were not recorded in the current study.
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).