Andaman hawk-owl

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Andaman hawk-owl
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Ninox
Species: N. affinis
Binomial name
Ninox affinis
Beavan, 1867

The Andaman hawk-owl or Andaman boobook (Ninox affinis) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands.

Andaman Hawk Owl 01.jpg

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