Eurasian Scops Owl
بومة أذناء صغيرة
Streaked, grayish-brown plumage with small, white blotches; paler face; small, ear-like feather tufts.
Feeds on insects.
Migrates south through Jordan in autumn and north in spring. Small numbers breed in Jordan in summer. Occurs in the highlands, including Irbid, Ajlun, Wadi Dana, and Petra. Nests in tree holes, rock crevices, and burrows.