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Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata obscura   - Adult
Brown Boobook
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :Minnie Bay, Port Blair, South Andaman, Andaman Islands, India
Date : 17 February 2020
English synonyms:Brown Hawk Owl, Brown Hawk-Owl, Oriental Hawk Owl, Oriental Hawk-Owl, Hume's Hawk-Owl (obscura), Hume's Boobook (obscura)
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Ninox (s.) japonica and Ninox (s.) randi are now treated as separate species following Ben King (2002) Species limits in the Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata complex. Bulletin B.O.C. 122, 4 : 250-257.
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