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Moluccan Scops-Owl

Otus magicus (Müller, S, 1841)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Moluccan Scops-owl - Otus magicus magicus George Wagner 3-11-2009 Bara Village, Buru, Moluccas , Buru (Indonesia) (5 m) Calls (A) -   42296
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus magicus Ross Gallardy 2017-08-30 Seram Utara, Kabupaten Maluku Tengah, Maluku, Seram (Indonesia) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

417903
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus obira Ross Gallardy 2017-07-17 Obi, South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Obi Island (Indonesia) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

413896
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus morotensis Ross Gallardy 2017-07-13 Primary hill forest, East Morotai, Morotai Island, North Maluku, Morotai (Indonesia) (450 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

412303
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Ross Gallardy 2017-07-07 Foli, Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

410515
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus tempestatis Frank Lambert 2013-10-21 Wetar, inland from Naumatong, Lesser Sunda Islands, Wetar (Indonesia) (5 m) call -

Two recordings joined together. This taxon is distinctively different from others presently included in Otus magicus and a likely future split as Wetar Scops Owl

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

156512
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Brian Cox 2016-10-10 Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (40 m) female, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

366122
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops-owl - Otus magicus Frank Lambert 1-1-99 Buru, Buru (Indonesia) (? m) song (A) - Previously published on AVoCet as AV4268. Certainty: not seen; distinctive. ID determined by: 100%. GPS: known to be from Mada area. 68940
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus obira Ross Gallardy 2017-07-17 Obi, South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Obi Island (Indonesia) (40 m) call -

two call types

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

413897
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus tempestatis Frank Lambert 2013-10-22 Wetar, east of Naumatong Village, Lesser Sundas, Wetar (Indonesia) (20 m) call -

This taxon is distinctively different from others presently included in Otus magicus and a likely future split as Wetar Scops Owl

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

156513
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Frank Lambert 21-08-11 Foli, Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (150 m) calls (B) - 89477
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Ross Gallardy 2017-07-07 Foli, Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

410514
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus albiventris Ross Gallardy 2017-06-30 Kota Komba, Kabupaten Manggarai Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Flores (Indonesia) (180 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

410403
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Niels Poul Dreyer 1989-07-15 Kali Batu Putih, Halmahera, Maluku Utara Province (Indonesia) (90 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

120641
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus magicus Ross Gallardy 2017-08-21 Air Buaya, Kabupaten Buru, Maluku, Buru (Indonesia) (1450 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

417541
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Frank Lambert 22-08-11 Foli, Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (150 m) song (B) - 89504
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus tempestatis Mike Nelson 2014-10-12 Wetar Island, Wetar (Indonesia) (190 m) song -

This taxa sounds considerably different from others in this group and probably warrants species status as Wetar Scops Owl.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

204806
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus morotensis Ross Gallardy 2017-07-13 Primary hill forest, East Morotai, Morotai Island, North Maluku, Morotai (Indonesia) (450 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

412302
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Mike Nelson 2013-09-17 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

151717
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus obira Ross Gallardy 2017-07-17 Obi, South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Obi Island (Indonesia) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

413898
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus magicus Ross Gallardy 2017-08-21 Air Buaya, Kabupaten Buru, Maluku, Buru (Indonesia) (1450 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

417542
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus albiventris JACOB Hervé 2015-11-02 Kisol, Flores, Flores (Indonesia) (160 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

291073
xeno-canto.org
Moluccan Scops-owl - Otus magicus Bram Demeulemeester 4 Jan 1998 Indonesia: Halmahera; Kali Batu Putih (0.93, 127.56) , Indonesia (Indonesia) song - quality: good 8391
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Moluccan Scops Owl - Otus magicus leucospilus Mike Nelson 2013-09-17 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

151716
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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