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Northern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis)
Temminck, 1820. Monotypic species.
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Scops-Owl with white facial disc and orange eyes, very prominent tufts, pale bill. Greyish brown general coloration, tending to bluish on adults' upperparts. Cream-colored underparts with thin black stripes. Another Scops-Owl in The Gambia, Otus senegalensis, but more grey, less prominent tufts, yellow iris and black bill.
Family Strigidae (Owls)
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Brufut Woods, Kololi, The Gambia, Afrotropical Region
Date: 18 april 2011
Author: Alex García
Acknowledgements: Musa Jatta / Turaco Birding Expeditions
 
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