Bismarck Hawk-Owl

This species lives at elevations up to 1000 meters in lowland forests, tree-covered hills, low mountains,, and the edges of forests. It is found only in New Britain and New Ireland.

The Bismarck 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 Bismarck Archipelago, and I scored a lifer Bismarck Hawk-Owl on the day roost. A pelagic field trip during a promotional visit to Monterey, California offered the localized Ashy Storm-Petrel while I was thrilled to see one of the few wild-born California Condors along the rocky coastline. A tour to the mountainous island of Jamaica yielded all of the island’s endemic birds with a few favorites including the Red-billed Streamertail, Jamaican Owl caught in the spotlight, and a perched Crested Quail-Dove. More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Ninox
Species : variegata
Authority : (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830)