The Himalayan Wood Owl is a medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Himalayan Owl. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Tawny Owl Strix aluco.
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Distribution: Found from the Himalayas east to Eastern China and Taiwan.
Status: Said to be fairly common. Listed as Least Concern by BirdLife International.
Original Description: Blyth, 1845