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Hume's Tawny Owl ~ Strix butleri


Hume's Tawny Owl is a small to medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Hume's Owl.

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Distribution: Syria and Israel south to both sides of the Red Sea and patchily through the Arabian Peninsula, and locally in southern Iran.

Status: Uncertain.

Original Description: Hume, Allan Octavian. 1878. Stray Feathers (Str. Feath.) 7: p. 316.

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, The Middle East, Genus: Strix.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-10-30.