Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Brown Wood-Owl

Brown Wood-Owl Strix leptogrammica

Described by: Temminck (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Brown Wood Owl, Bartel's Wood Owl, Bartel's Wood-Owl, Himalayan Wood Owl, Himalayan Wood-Owl, Himalayan Brown Owl, Malaysian Wood Owl, Malaysian Wood-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Frasers Hill, Malaysia - Aug, 2004 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Temengor Forest Reserve, Perak, Malaysia - Sep, 2003 © Tan Chin Tong  Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Malaysia - 2004 © Paul Huang  India - Jan 2, 2009 © Rajneesh Suvarna 
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S. India, s. Asia and the Greater Sundas;
At least five populations;
(1) Himalayas from nw. India (Jammu and Kashmir) e. to ne. India.
(2) N. and c. Burma, n. and w. Thailand, n. Cambodia (Chhep District of Preah Vihear Province) to se. China ne. to Anhui, n. Laos and n. Vietnam.
(3) Hainan and Taiwan.
(4) S. Laos and c. Vietnam (Annam).
(5) Peninsular India.
(6) C. India.
(7) Sri Lanka.
(8) S. Burma, s. Thailand and Malay Peninsula.
(9) Sumatra. Birds reported from Mentawai Is. are probably of this race.
(10) Banyak Is. off w. Sumatra.
(11) Nias Is. off w. Sumatra.
(12) Belitung Is. off se. Sumatra.
(13) N. Borneo.
(14) S. and c. Borneo.
(15) W. and c. Java.


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


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