An endemic juvenile Philippine Scops Owl was rescued from a parking area beside a museum in De La Salle University – Dasmariñas campus last Wednesday, Jan. 23. It would not come in to recorded call, probably due to the time of year. A day-roost Philippines Scops-Owl was shown to us by our local guide and also gave good views at night. The Philippine Scops Owl (Otus megalotis) is a common owl, endemic to the Philippines, belonging to the family of the typical owls Strigidae.It is one of sixteen owl species in the Philippines. The Haring Ibon brand under Birds in Focus, Inc. (BIF) is a premium brand offering a variety of products ranging from apparel to household décor and stationary. The Mantanani Scops Owls (Otus mantananensis) - also known as South Philippines Scops Owls - are small scops owls found on small islands between the Philippines and the island of Borneo.. Distribution / Habitat / Status. The spark that ignited growth in the brand is the Haring Ibon coffee table book, the first of its kind, focusing on the Great Philippine Eagle. Next morning we had more stunning views of the Indigo-banded Kingfisher before making our way to the Angono caves in Rizal. Latest Additions: Mindoro raquet-tail, bulbul, hornbill; Tubbataha birds April 2016; Beach Thick-knee 11 Oct 2015 Danjugan, Negros; Lina's Sunbird 8 Aug 2015 ComVal; Philippine Cockatoo 28 Mar 2015, Sabang, Palawan; Asian Dowitcher at Olango, Cebu 7 Mar 2015;Baer's Pochard at Candaba 2 Feb 2015; Luzon Water Redstart, Luzon Scops Owl, Flame-Breasted Fruit Dove, Mountain Shrike in Mt Polis … A wintering Northern Boobook was heard calling that night. Description. This small owl grows to a length of 20 cm (7.9 in) … By Restituto Cayubit TACLOBAN CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 8 (DENR-8) has rescued and released to the wild a juvenile Philippine scops owl (Otus megalotis) in Tolosa, Leyte town, a report from DENR-8, based in this city said here today.. Photo caption: The Scops Owl rescued by the DENR-8 in Leyte town. The Philippine Scops Owl is now under the custody of City Environment Office of San Fernando, La Union. (DENR-8 via Restituto A. Cayubit / … In the same event, the revision of the taxonomy of the Philippine Scops Owl led by Filipino ornithologist Hector Miranda was also announced. Luzon Scops Owl Otus longicornis One spotlighted pre-dawn and others heard en-route Mt.Polis, Banaue on 19th. The Mantanani Scops Owls occur naturally in. It is temporarily sheltered in San Fernando Botanical Garden. University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City PH-Metro Manila 14.65650, 121.06203, National Capital Region (Manila) If we are lucky we will also find the uncommon Grand Rhabdornis, whilst at night we may be able to find Philippine and Luzon Scops Owls, and, if time permits, we will also make an excursion to see the much-wanted powerful Philippine Eagle Owl. Explore one of the largest Bird Longevity Databases in the World. Philippine Scops Owl Otus megalotis Again heard only on 27th , Bohol and Mindanao on 4th. Palawan Scops Owl Otus fuliginosus Heard only inland from Sabang on 23rd. Like the hawk owls, scops … The Environmental Management Specialist Jay-ar Raquedan said, the Philippine Scolps Owl is endemic in the Philippines.