Otus collari Lambert & Rasmussen, 1998

Sangihe scops-owl, Sangihe Scops owl



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1867

Rediscovered in May 1985? 1996?

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Sangihe, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology




"Museum: SNMB (holotype), NNML, SMTD?" (Weick, 2006:60).






Original scientific description:

Lambert, Frank R., & Rasmussen, Pamela. (1998). A new Scops Owl from Sangihe Island, Indonesia. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 118(4): 207-217.


Other references:

BirdLife International. 2016. Otus collari. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22732046A95041318. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22732046A95041318.en. Downloaded on 12 March 2017.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

del Hoyo J, Elliott A, Sargatal J (1999) Handbook of the birds of the world, 5. Lynx Ed., Barcelona.

König, C.; Weick, F.; Becking, J.-H. 1999. Owls: a guide to the owls of the world. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, U.K.

König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition). Yale University Press.

Mikkola, Heimo. 2013. Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide (Second Edition). Bloomsbury.

Weick F (2003–2005) Neue and wiederentdeckte Eulen der zurückliegenden 15 Jahre. Gefiederte Welt 2003–2005, Fortsetzungen. Ulmer. [2004(4): 119-120]

Weick, Friedhelm. (2006). Owls (Strigiformes): Annotated and Illustrated Checklist. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.


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