The Sichuan Wood Owl is a large owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Père David's Wood Owl.
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Distribution: Endemic to central China occuring from western Sichuan to southeast Qinghai and southern Gansu.
Status: Previously listed as Vulnerable by BirdLife International, however they now treat this bird as a subspecies of the Ural Owl Strix uralensis which listed as 'Least Concern'.
Original Description: Sharpe, Richard Bowdler. 1875. Ibis, 3rd Series, vol. 5: p. 256.