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Madagascar Hawk Owl ~ Ninox superciliaris

Introduction

The Madagascar Hawk Owl is a small to medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the White-browed Hawk Owl.

Photo Gallery (4 pictures)

  • Madagascar Hawk Owl
  • Madagascar Hawk Owl
  • Madagascar Hawk Owl
  • Madagascar Hawk Owl

Information

Distribution: Endemic in northeast and southwest Madagascar.

Range of Madagascar Hawk Owl (Ninox superciliaris)
Range of the Madagascar Hawk Owl Ninox superciliaris

Status: Locally common.

Original Description: Vieillot, Louis Jean Pierre. 1817. Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle Appliquee Aux Arts. (Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat.) 7: p. 33

References:
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

See also: Other owls from Africa, Genus: Ninox.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2016-01-14.