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Jungle Hawk Owl - Ninox theomacha

Also known as Papuan Boobook, Sooty-backed Hawk Owl, Chesnut Hawk Owl, Brown Owl

Calls - Ninox theomacha
Typical calls Elevala River, Western Province, Papua New Guinea. June 2007. CC Nick Athanas

Distribution of Jungle Hawk Owl - Ninox theomacha
Distribution of the Jungle Hawk Owl Ninox theomacha

Status: Widely distributed, locally common.

Original Description: Bonaparte, Charles Lucien Jules Laurent. 1855. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaire des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences [Paris] (Compt. Rend.) 41: p 654.

Subspecies: N. t. theomacha, N. t. goldii, N. t. hoedtii, N. t. rosseliana


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König, Weick and Becking. 1999. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World". Yale University Press
Mikkola, Heimo. 2012. "Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide". Bloomsbury

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Page compiled by . Page last updated 2013-09-01 Owl Species ID: 240.190.000

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