White-browed Hawk-Owl

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

The White-browed Hawk-Owl is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The White-browed Hawk-owl (Ninox superciliaris) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Ninox superciliaris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. Stub icon This Owl-related article is a stub. More

the white-browed hawk-owl (Ninox superciliaris), which occurs only in Madagascar and is also the only Ninox with brown eyes instead of yellow. (Its relationship to Ninox requires further research.) The most widespread of the typical owls is the short-eared owl (Asio flammeus), occurring in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and some parts of Africa, but not in Australasia. Habitat Owls have evolved to inhabit just about every remaining forest on Earth. More

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Apart from the white-browed hawk-owl of Madagascar, which occurs in varied terrain from open scrubland through forests to rocky coastal ravines, all the other Ninox species inhabit forests of some type depending on their range. The last grouping of owls, the Asio species, all tend to inhabit various forests with the exception of the widely distributed short-eared owl and the marsh owl (Asio capensis). More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Ninox
Species : superciliaris
Authority : (Vieillot, 1817)
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