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Togian Boobook ~ Ninox burhani


The Togian Boobook is a small to medium-sized owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Togian Hawk Owl.

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Distribution: Endemic to the Togian Archipelago off central Sulawesi.

Range of Togian Boobook (Ninox burhani)
Range of the Togian Boobook Ninox burhani

Status: Occurs in moderate numbers in its very limited range. Listed as 'Near Threatened' by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Indrawan & Somadikarta. 2004. The Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 124, p. 160-171.

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.
Ninox burhani at Xeno-canto.

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

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