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Romblon Boobook Ninox spilonotus fisheri   - Adult
Romblon Boobook
Photographer : © Sylvia Ramos
Location :Tablas Island, Philippines
Date : 26 April 2015
English synonyms:Romblon Hawk Owl, Romblon Hawk-Owl, Philippine Hawk Owl, Philippine Hawk-Owl, Philippine Boobook, Philippine Boobook Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Sibuyan and Tablas in the Philippines.

Split from Philippine Boobook Ninox philippensis following
Rasmussen, P.C., Allen, D.N.S., Collar, N.J., DeMeulemeester, B., Hutchinson, R.O.P, Jakosalem, G.C., Kennedy, R.S., Lambert, F.R. & Paguntalan, L.M. (2012) Vocal divergence and new species in the Philippine Hawk Owl Ninox philippensis complex. Forktail 28: 1-20.

Two subspecies:
N. s. spilonotus on Sibuyan.
N. s. fisheri on Tablas.

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