Andaman hawk-owl

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Andaman hawk-owl
Scientific classification edit
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.

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



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ninox affinis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.