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Luzon Boobook Ninox philippensis philippensis   - Adult
Luzon Boobook
Photographer : © David Fisher/Sunbird
Location :Bangkong Kahoy Valley, Quezon Province, Luzon, Philippines
Date : 9 May 2017
English synonyms:Philippine Boobook, Philippine Hawk Owl, Philippine Hawk-Owl, Philippine Boobook Owl, Luzon Hawk Owl, Luzon Hawk-Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Philippines.

Note that Ninox philippensis sensu lato has been split into several species 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.

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