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Philippine Hawk Owl ~ Ninox philippensis


The Philippine Hawk Owl is a small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Luzon Hawk Owl.

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  • Philippine Hawk Owl
  • Philippine Hawk Owl


Distribution: Most islands of the Philippines.

Status: Locally common.

Original Description: Bonaparte, Charles Lucien Jules Laurent. 1855. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. 41, p. 655.

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: Ninox.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2016-01-15.