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Luzon Lowland Scops Owl

Otus megalotis

Description:

Spotted in the twilight zone, 10 meters from the main entrance, on a ledge 10 meters up. Cacupangan Cave System, Brgy. Tagudin, Mabini, Pangasinan.

Notes:

Efren Vergara Tagorda (Phil. Biodiversity Net) stated, "the eyes of the phil(ippines) scops owl is red orange, the min(danao) scops owl is yellow." http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1676/10.... Photo by Jerry Rendon

18 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Wow!!!!

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 12 years ago

wow... such hypnotic eyes...

Salamat po (TY) to all!

rutasandinas
rutasandinas 12 years ago

Fascinante que bellos ojos

achmmad
achmmad 12 years ago

Really awesome!

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 12 years ago

Wow. Looks like an acessory for Helloween. Great picture.

Saber
Saber 12 years ago

fantastic

KarenL
KarenL 12 years ago

Amazing!

Maria dB
Maria dB 12 years ago

very cool spotting!

Patricia Lamarca
Patricia Lamarca 12 years ago

wow...nice!!

Thanks again folks... I was considering using red-eye reduction but... naaaah!

Seema
Seema 12 years ago

Commendable finding

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 12 years ago

Wonderful shot!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 12 years ago

Wow grate spotting!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

Great spotting

Thanks ya'al. It turns out the color of the eyes is used to ID this!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 12 years ago

Pretty cool! Great shot!

Terri
Terri 12 years ago

Such amazing eyes!!

Pangasinan, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 24, 2009
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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