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Timor Boobook ~ Ninox fusca

Introduction

The Timor Boobook is a medium-sized brown owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It was formerly considered a sub-species of the Australian Boobook Ninox boobook.

Information

Distribution: Found on Timor Island, and the smaller nearby islands of Roma, Leti and Semau in Indonesia.

Range of Timor Boobook (Ninox fusca)
Range of the Timor Boobook Ninox fusca

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Vieillot, 1817.

References:
Collaborative. . "Wikipedia". Wikimedia Foundation.
International Ornithological Congress. 2020. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
Ninox fusca at Xeno-canto.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2020-11-05.