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Mindoro Hawk Owl ~ Ninox mindorensis (plateni)


The Mindoro Hawk Owl is a very small owl with no ear-tufts.


Distribution: Endemic to Mindoro in the Philippines.

Status: Uncertain.

Original Description: Ogilvie-Grant, Robert William. 1896. Ibis, 7th Series, vol. 2: p. 463.
N. plateni: Hartlaub, Gustav. 1899. Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein zu Bremen 16: p. 271.

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.