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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae — the scops owls.


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  • Quite a long time has passed since I came across a DJ-related product, and this time, it's coming from EKS, a company claiming to be the creator of the world's most innovative and fully configurable DJ controllers (that I haven't heard of before, to be honest), and it is called the Otus RAW.

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  • The sea-god was the father of two giant sons called Otus and Ephialtes. [

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Otus Public Relations and Shafer Public Relations and Advertising, according to her profile on the career website LinkedIn.

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  • Other characteristic species of these well watered woods are the mandarin duck Aix galericulata, Scops owl Otus scops, Greater pied kingfisher Ceryle lugubris, ruddy kingfisher Halcyon coromanda, broadbilled roller Eurystomus orientalis, nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes and brown dipper Cinclus pallasii.

    Shirakami-sanchi (Shirakami mountains), Japan

  • There are 12 endemic species found here, including two species, the Seychelles Scops-owl (Otus insularis CR) and the Seychelles paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvine CR), which are confined to single islands.

    Granitic Seychelles forests

  • In addition, 5 species restricted wholly or largely to the Middle East are resident here, including Alectoris melanocephala, Ammoperdix heyi, Otus brucei, Oenanthe monach and O. alboniger.

    Al Hajar Al Gharbi montane woodlands

  • Pictured is a gray morph of the Sokoke scops owl (Otus ireneae, EN) in the Arabuke-Sokoke Forest of Kenya.

    Biological diversity in the coastal forests of Eastern Africa

  • Pemba Island, which is one of BirdLife International's Endemic Bird Areas, has four endemic species: the Pemba white-eye (Zosterops vaughani), Pemba green-pigeon (Treron pembaensis), Pemba sunbird (Nectarinia pembae), and Pemba scops-owl (Otus pembaensis).

    Biological diversity in the coastal forests of Eastern Africa

  • Of these, nine bird species are found nowhere else on Earth and four are threatened, including the endangered Javan hawk-eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) and the vulnerable volcano swiftlet (Collocalia [Aerodramus] vulcanorum), Javan cochoa (Cochoa azurea), and Javan scops-owl (Otus angelinae).

    Western Java montane rain forests

  • The bird fauna consists of more than 450 species, including four near-endemic species and one endemic species, the Simeulue scops-owl (Otus umbra) (Table 2).

    Sumatran lowland rain forests


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  • Otus - a genus of owls.

    July 21, 2010