Sokoke Scops-Owl

Scientific Name
Otus ireneae
Conservation Status
Endangered (EN)

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The Sokoke Scops Owl, Otus ireneae, is an owl found in Kenya and Tanzania. The greatest population of this species of owl is in the Cynometra-Manilkara forest, which is less than one-third of the Sokoke forest. It is also found in the Afzelia-Cynometra forest. The Sokoke Scops Owl can grow up to , can weigh up to , and is the smallest scops owl of the Otus genus. It is insectivorous and can be either grey or rufous-brown.