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Philippine Eagle Owl ~ Bubo philippensis


The Philippine Eagle Owl is a medium-sized owl with tousled, outward-slanting ear-tufts.

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  • Philippine Eagle Owl
  • Philippine Eagle Owl


Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines.

Range of Philippine Eagle Owl (Bubo philippensis)
Range of the Philippine Eagle Owl Bubo philippensis

Status: Listed as Vulnerable by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Kaup, Johannes Jacob. 1851. Archiv Für Naturgeschicthe. (Arch. Naturgesch.; In Verbindung mit mehreren Gelehreten herausgegeben von Ar. Aug. Wiegmann. 12 vols. 8vo) 17: p. 110.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.
Bubo philippensis at Xeno-canto.

See also: Other owls from Asia, Genus: Bubo.

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