Papuan boobook

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Papuan boobook
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Ninox
Species: N. theomacha
Binomial name
Ninox theomacha
(Bonaparte, 1855)

The Papuan boobook, jungle boobook or jungle hawk owl (Ninox theomacha) is a medium-sized, dark-colored owl. It has a dark gray-brown facial disk with lighter colored eyebrows, sooty or chocolate underparts, and mainly dark gray wings.

It lives mainly in lowland forests, montane forests, and submontane forests, living mainly on the forests' edges. It is found in northwestern and southeastern New Guinea.

Uses of the name[edit]

The Jungle Hawk Owl is the name of a long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle developed by students at MIT. [2]

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