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Halmahera Boobook Owl ~ Ninox hypogramma


The Halmahera Boobook is a medium-sized owl with no ear-tufts.

Photo Gallery (1 picture)

  • Halmahera Boobook Owl

Sound Gallery

Typical calls - Halmahera, Indonesia. © Dave Farrow.


Distribution: Endemic to Halmahera, Ternate and Bacan Islands in the Moluccas, Indonesia.

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Gray, George Robert. 1861. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London (1860) (PZS): Pt. (28) 3, p. 344.

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 2016-01-28.