Initially believed to have been discovered in 2013 by Magnus Robb and the Sound Approach, and confirmed using sound analysis, the Omani Owl has created a stir among both birders and biologists. That a bird around the size of a Barn Owl Tyto alba had evaded discovery was extraordinary. That it was described and named only using sound recordings and photographs was controversial. Optimized-Omani Owl Press Release Photo However, ...

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