Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Sokoke Scops-owl (Otus ireneae) - HBW 5, p. 153

French: Petit-duc d’Irène German: Sokokeeleule Spanish: Autillo de Sokoke
Other common names: Morden’s Scops-owl

Taxonomy: Otus ireneae Ripley, 1966, Sokoke-Arabuku Forest, Kenya.
Probably forms superspecies with O. icterorhynchus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sokoke-Arabuku Forest in SE Kenya, and NE Tanzania (lowlands N of E Usambara Mts).

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