Everett’s scops owl
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Otus
Species: O. everetti
Binomial name
Otus everetti

Tweeddale, 1879

Everett’s scops owl (Otus everetti) is an owlendemic to the Philippines, belonging to the family of the typical owls Strigidae. Everett’s scops owls feed at night on insects. They live alone or in monogamous pairs. They breed throughout the year, laying clutches of 1-2 eggs. They nest in tree hollow in forests of the Philippine lowlands. They are found on BoholSamar, Biliran, Leyte, Mindanao and Basilan. They were formerly classified as a subspecies of the Philippine scops owl.