Andaman Hawk Owl

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.

The Andaman Hawk Owl is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Andaman Hawk Owl Ninox affinis - Size: 25 to 28 cms Little known species said to be very similar but smaller than the Brown Hawk Owl. Found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Song is a loud craw repeated at intervals, quite different from the Brown Hawk Owl. Feed on insects. More

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Andaman Hawk Owl Ninox affinis Hume's Hawk Owl Ninox obscura Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis Rock Pigeon Columba livia Andaman Wood Pigeon Columba palumboides Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica Andaman Cuckoo Dove Macropygia rufipennis More

Andaman Hawk Owl Ninox affinis Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei Large Cuckooshrike Coracina m andamana Andaman Cuckooshrike Coracina dobsoni Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus s andamanensis Andaman Bulbul Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens Orange-headed Ground Thrush Zoothera c andamanensis Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris Andaman More

Andaman Hawk Owl - Ninox affinis = Calls - Ninox affinis Typical Call South Andaman More

Andaman Hawk Owl - Ninox affinis isolata = Also spelt isolate Also see the nominate description for this species. Original Description: (E.C.S. Baker) 1926. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Ninox
Species : affinis
Authority : Beavan, 1867