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Brown Fish-Owl Ketupa zeylonensis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Brown Fish Owl, Brown Fishing-Owl, Ceylon Fish-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Bubo zeylonensis


Location unknown - Dec, 2003 © Dave Behrens  Nepal - 2000 © Kees Bakker  Bandipur National Park, Bandipur, Karnataka, India - Aug 15, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal, India - 2001 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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W. Mediterranean. E. Middle East to se. Asia;
Two populations;
(1) Isolated population in s. Turkey, Isreal and n. Jordan (Yarmuk Valley). S. Iraq? Se. Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan to nw. India.
(2) India, Burma and Thailand.
(3) Sri Lanka.
(4) Ne. Burma to se. China and Indochina.


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


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