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Northern Boobook Ninox japonica totogo   - Adult
Northern Boobook
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :Lanyu Island, Taiwan
Date : 24 April 2009
English synonyms:Brown Hawk Owl, Brown Hawk-owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Split from Brown Hawk Owl Ninox scutulata following Ben King (2002) Species limits in the Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata complex. Bulletin B.O.C. 122, 4: 250-257.

Three subspecies recognised here: florensis, totogo and japonica.

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