Palau Owl

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Palau Owl
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Pyrroglaux
Yamashina, 1938
Species: P. podarginus
Binomial name
Pyrroglaux podarginus
(Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872)
Synonyms

Otus podarginus

The Palau Owl (Pyrroglaux podarginus) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. Formerly united with the scops owls in Otus, it is now placed in its own genus Pyrroglaux. The Palau owl is also brown.

It is endemic to Palau.

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