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Buru Boobook ~ Ninox hantu


The Seram Boobook is a small to medium-sized owl with no ear-tufts.


Distribution: Endemic to Buru Island in the Moluccas, Indonesia.

Range of Buru Boobook (Ninox hantu)
Range of the Buru Boobook Ninox hantu

Status: Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Wallace, 1863.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
Ninox hantu at Xeno-canto.

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

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