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Mindoro Hawk Owl ~ Ninox mindorensis (plateni)


The Mindoro Hawk Owl is a very small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Mindoro Boobook.

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  • Mindoro Hawk Owl


Distribution: Endemic to island of Mindoro in the Philippines.

Range of Mindoro Hawk Owl (Ninox mindorensis)
Range of the Mindoro Hawk Owl Ninox mindorensis

Status: Listed as Vulnerable by Birdlife International..

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.

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 mindorensis at Xeno-canto.

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

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