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Sulu Hawk Owl ~ Ninox reyi


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


Distribution: Endemic to six the islands of Siasi, Sibutu, Sulu, Tawi Tawi, Sanga Sanga and Bongao in the southern Philippines.

Status: Uncertain. Probably vulnerable or even endangered.

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

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.