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Sichuan Wood Owl ~ Strix davidi


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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  • Sichuan Wood Owl
  • Sichuan Wood Owl


Distribution: Endemic to central China occuring from western Sichuan to southeast Qinghai and southern Gansu.

Status: Listed as Vulnerable by BirdLife International.

Original Description: Sharpe, Richard Bowdler. 1875. Ibis, 3rd Series, vol. 5: p. 256.

König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-11-07.