Scientific Name: Otus lempiji
Malay Name: Jampuk Melayu
Chinese Name: 巽他领角鸮
Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Java and Borneo
Polytypic. Subspecies are: lempiji, kangeanus, lemurum
Local Subspecies: lempiji
Size: 23 cm
Identification: Adult resembles Oriental Scops Owl but is bigger and has dark eyes, dusky-yellowish bill, brownish vermiculated upperparts and pale sandy-buffish underparts with fine blackish streaks. Juvenile resembles adult but has paler overall plumage.
Similar looking species: Oriental Scops Owl
Habitat: Forest, forest edge, secondary growth, wooded area, mangroves, parks and gardens.
Local Status: Uncommon resident
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Central Catchment Forest, Lower Pierce Reservoir, Hindhede Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Pasir Ris Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jurong Lake Park and any suitable patch of habitat.
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia