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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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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.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
Birdlife International. 2020. "Birdlife International Data Zone".
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 reyi at Xeno-canto.

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

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