Camiguin hawk-owl

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Camiguin hawk-owl
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Ninox
Species: N. leventisi
Binomial name
Ninox leventisi
Rasmussen et al., 2012

The Camiguin hawk-owl or Camiguin boobook (Ninox leventisi) is an owl species of the Philippines island Camiguin. It was previously known as a subspecies of the Philippine hawk-owl, but only reclassified in mid-2012, as voice and other evidence suggested it a distinct species.[2] Its native name is kugkug.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Ninox leventisi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22725512A94894527. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22725512A94894527.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ New Owl Species: Camiguin Hawk-Owl, Cebu Hawk-Owl Discovered In Philippines