The New Britain Boobook is a small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Russet Hawk Owl, New Britain Hawk Owl or the Russet Boobook.
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Distribution: Endemic to New Britain in the Bismarck Archipelago off eastern New Guinea.
Status: Not rare within its range. Listed as Vulnerable by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Sclater, Philip Lutley. 1877. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year (?) (PZS): Pt. 1, p. 108.