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Papuan Boobook
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Information
Common Name Jungle Boobook and Jungle Hawk-owl
Range New Guinea in Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Genus Ninox
Species Ninox theomacha
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Papuan boobook, jungle boobook or jungle hawk-owl (Ninox theomacha), is a species of medium-sized, dark-colored boobook. It has a dark gray-brown facial disk with lighter colored eyebrows, sooty or chocolate underparts, and mainly dark gray wings.

It lives mainly in lowland forests, montane forests, and submontane forests, living mainly on the forests' edges. It is a resident of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea.

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