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Sulu Hawk Owl ~ Ninox reyi


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

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  • Sulu Hawk Owl


Distribution: Found on the islands of Sulu, Siasi, Tawi-Tawi, Sanga Sanga, Bongao and Sibutu in the Sulu islands, southern Philippines.

Range of Sulu Hawk Owl (Ninox reyi)
Range of the Sulu Hawk Owl Ninox reyi

Status: Listed as Vulnerable by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Oustalet. 1880. Bulletin de l'Association Scientifique de France, ser. 2, 1, p. 206.

BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
Birdlife International. 2020. "Birdlife International Data Zone".
International Ornithological Congress. 2020. "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 reyi at Xeno-canto.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2020-11-07.