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Least Boobook Ninox sumbaensis   - Adult
Least Boobook
Photographer : © Jerry Olsen & Susan Trost
Location :Waingapu-Lewa Road, Sumba, Indonesia
Date : 30 December 2001
English synonyms:Little Sumba Boobook, Little Sumba Hawk Owl, Little Sumba Hawk-owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :The holotype of the newly described (2002) Ninox sumbaenis collected near Km 45 on the Waingapu-Lewa Road.
Reproduced from Emu: Austral Ornithology Vol. 102 (J Olsen, M Wink, H Sauer-Gurth & S Trost, 2002) with kind permission of CSIRO PUBLISHING. ©Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union 2002 http://www.publish.csiro.au/journals/emu/