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Madagascar Long-eared Owl ~ Asio madagascariensis

Introduction

The Madagascar Long-eared Owl is a medium-sized owl with long ear-tufts.

Photo Gallery (2 pictures)

  • Madagascar Long-eared Owl
  • Madagascar Long-eared Owl

Information

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.

Range of Madagascar Long-eared Owl (Asio madagascariensis)
Range of the Madagascar Long-eared Owl Asio madagascariensis

Status: Rare, probably threatened.

Original Description: Smith, Sir [Dr.] Andrew. 1834. South African Quarterly Journal (S. Afr. Q. J) (2): p. 316. Edited at the South African Institution. (Second Series).

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: Asio.

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