Hume's hawk-owl

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Hume's hawk-owl
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Ninox
Species: N. obscura
Binomial name
Ninox obscura
Hume, 1872

Hume's hawk-owl or Hume's boobook (Ninox obscura) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Ninox obscura". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22726328A94918968. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22726328A94918968.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.