Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Vermiculated Fishing-owl (Scotopelia bouvieri) - HBW 5, p. 195

French: Chouette-pêcheuse de Bouvier German: Marmorfischeule Spanish: Cárabo Pescador Vermiculado

Taxonomy: Scotopelia bouvieri Sharpe, 1875, Lopé, Ogowe River, Gabon.
Relationships of genus uncertain. Monotypic.

Distribution: Congo Basin in S Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire, and extreme NW Angola; possibly SE Nigeria.

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