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Otus beccarii

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Otus beccarii

Biak Scops Owl
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Otus
Species: O. beccarii
Binomial name
Otus beccarii
(Salvadori, 1876)

The Biak Scops Owl (Otus beccarii) is an owl endemic to the twin islands of Biak-Supiori in Geelvink Bay, Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), Indonesia. It is classified as Endangered due to its very small range and destruction of its habitat.


  • BirdLife Species Factsheet - Biak Scops-owl
  • Owl pages
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