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Mindanao Boobook Ninox spilocephala   - Adult
Mindanao Boobook
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location :PICOP, Bislig, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines
Date : 16 January 2011
English synonyms:Mindanao Hawk Owl, Mindanao 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 :Monotypic species endemic to Basilan, Dinagat, Mindanao and Siargao in the Philippines.

Split from Philippine Boobook Ninox philippensis following
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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