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Camiguin Boobook Ninox leventisi   - Adult
Camiguin Boobook
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location :Camiguin Sur, Philippines
Date : 8 June 2011
English synonyms:Camiguin Hawk Owl, Camiguin Hawk-Owl, Philippine Hawk Owl, Philippine Hawk-Owl, Philippine Boobook, Philippine Boobook Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :New monotypic species endemic to Camiguin Sur in the Philippines. Previously attributed to Philippine Boobook Ninox philippensis spilonota but separated and elevated to species rank in
Rasmussen, P.C., Allen, D.N.S., Collar, N.J., DeMeulemeester, B., Hutchinson, R.O.P, Jakosalem, G.C., Kennedy, R.S., Lambert, F.R. & Paguntalan, L.M. (2012) Vocal divergence and new species in the Philippine Hawk Owl Ninox philippensis complex. Forktail 28: 1-20.
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