New Owl Species Hid Under Experts' Noses for 100 Years

O. jolandae thought to be another species, ID'd by its hoot

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 14, 2013 9:53 AM CST

(Newser) – Researchers have identified a new owl species—improbably, more than 100 years after it was first discovered, reports Wired. The Rinjani scops owl, from the Indonesian island of Lombok, was thought to be a member of Otus magicus since 1896, when a British naturalist collected...   Read full story »


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