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Mantanani Scops Owl Otus mantananensis mantananensis   - Nictitating membrane
Mantanani Scops Owl
Photographer : © Christian Artuso
Location :Pandan Island, off Palawan, the Philippines
Date : 6 January 2012
English synonyms:Mantanani Scops-Owl, South Philippines Scops Owl, South Philippines Scops-Owl, Sulu Scops Owl (sibutuensis), Sulu Scops-Owl (sibutuensis)
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :Note the half-closed nictitating membrane.