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Chocolate Boobook Ninox randi   - Adult
Chocolate Boobook
Photographer : © Francis Yap
Location :PICOP, Mindanao, Philippines
Date : 21 March 2014
English synonyms:Chocolate Hawk Owl, Chocolate Hawk-owl, Brown Hawk Owl, Brown Hawk-owl, Philippine Boobook, Philippine Hawk Owl, Philippine Hawk-owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Split from Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata following Ben King (2002) Species limits in the Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata complex. Bulletin B.O.C. 122, 4 : 250-257.

Distribution: All Philippine Islands (except the Palawan group) and Talaud Island, Indonesia.

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