Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: African Scops-Owl
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
Described by: Swainson (1834)
Alternate common name(s): African Scops Owl, Socotra Scops Owl, Socotra Scops-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara and sw. Arabia;
(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau to Ivory Coast e. to Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad and s. Sudan.
(2) S. Sudan to nw. Ethiopia.
(3) C. and s. Ethiopia, Somalia and n. Kenya.
(4) Socotra Is.
(5) S. Saudi Arabia.
(6) N. and ne. Zaire and w. Uganda.
(7) E. Kenya and Tanzania.
(8) Annobon Is.
(9) Se. Kenya (lower Tana River to Lali Hills).
(10) Angola and sw. Zaire.
(11) Mozambique, e. Malawi and e. Zimbabwe.
(12) Namibia to s. Mozambique and e. South Africa (Natal).
(13) S. South Africa (Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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