Spotted wood owl

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Spotted wood owl
Strix seloputo juv Taman safari Java.jpg
Juvenile, probably Strix seloputo seloputo
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Strix
Species: S. seloputo
Binomial name
Strix seloputo
Horsfield, 1821

Strix orientalis
Strix pagodorum
Strix Selo-puto Horsfield, 1821 (old orthography)
Surnia whiteheadi

Spotted wood owl at National Zoo Malaysia

The spotted wood owl (Strix seloputo) is an owl of the earless owl genus, Strix. Its range is strangely disjunct; it occurs in many regions surrounding Borneo, but not on that island itself.

The three subspecies are:


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