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Jungle Hawk-Owl Ninox theomacha

Described by: Bonaparte (1855)
Alternate common name(s): Jungle Boobook, Sooty-backed Hawk-Owl, Papuan Hawk-Owl, Chestnut Hawk-Owl, Brown Hawk-Owl, Brown Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Arfak Mountains, Papua, Indonesia - 2005 © Mehd Halaouate 
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New Guinea including associated w. and e. islands;
One main population and several smaller island populations;
(1) W. Papuan Is. of Waigeo and Misool Is.
(2) New Guinea.
(3) d'Entrecasteaux Is.
(4) Louisiade Archipelago (Tagula and Rossel Is.).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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