LC
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops



References

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

BirdLife International. In prep.. European Red List of Birds. Deliverable to the European Commission (DG Environment) in 2021 under Service Contract ENV.D.3/SER/2018/0018.

Denac, K., Kmecl, P. & Koce, U. 2019. Habitat use of Eurasian Scops Owls Otus scops in an agricultural mosaic landscape. Ardea 107: 119-129.

Flint, P.E., Whaley, D.A., Kirwan, G.M., Charalambides, M., Schweizer, M.A., Wink, M.I. 2015. Reprising the taxonomy of Cyprus Scops Owl Otus (scops) cyprius, a neglected island endemic. Zootaxa 11(4040(3)): 301-16.

Holt, D.W., Berkley, R., Deppe, C., Enríquez Rocha, P., Petersen, J.L., Rangel Salazar, J.L., Segars, K.P. and Wood, K.L. 1999. Eurasian Scops-owl (Otus scops). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (ed.), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

König, C. and Weick, F. 2008. Owls of the World. Christopher Helm, London.

Martínez, J.A., Zuberogoitia, I., Martínez, J.E., Zabala, J. and Calvo, J.F. 2007. Patterns of territory settlement by Eurasian scops-owls (Otus scops) in altered semi-arid landscapes. Journal of Arid Environments 69: 400-409.

Sergio, F., Marchesi, L. and Pedrini, P. 2009. Conservation of Scops Owl Otus scops in the Alps: relationships with grassland management, predation risk and wider biodiversity. Ibis 151(1): 40-50.

Tucker, G.M. and Heath, M.F. 1994. Birds in Europe: Their Conservation Status. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Otus scops. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2022.