The Himalayan Wood Owl is a fairly large owl with no ear-tufts. Some authors name this species the Mountain Wood Owl.
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Distribution: Pakistan and Nepal east to China and Taiwan and south to Indochina.
Status: Rare and threatened.
Original Description: Hodgson, Brian Houghton. 1836. Asiatic Researches, or Asiatick Research (As.Res.; or transactions of the society instituted in Bengal for inquiring into the history, the antiquities, the arts, and sciences, and literature of Asia) 19: p 168.