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Sri Lanka Bay Owl
Species-Phodilus-assimilis-1
Information
Range Sri Lanka and Western Ghats in Kerala, South Western India.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Strigiformes
Family Tytonidae
Genus Phodilus
Species Phodilus assimilis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Sri Lanka bay owl (Phodilus assimilis), is a species of bay owl in the Tytonidae family. It is endemic to the island of Sri Lanka and Western Ghats in Kerala, South Western India. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Oriental bay owl.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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