French: Ninoxe de Cebu German: Cebukauz Spanish: Nínox de Cebú
Other common names:
Rasmussen et al.
Cebu, in C Philippines.
c. 25 cm. Round-headed, white-throated owl with only short filamentous extensions on ear-coverts, rather marked and dense pattern on upperparts, weak bars or just some dark... read more
Medium-pitched, irregular strophes delivered rapidly and irregularly with multiple note types. Song... read more
Forest of various types; no preferences obvious for interior or edge, gulley or ridge, patch size... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded prey items include: rats; small birds, such as sunbirds (Nectariniidae), flowerpeckers (Dicaeidae), tits (Paridae) and flycatchers... read more
Eggs found in early May. Breeding pair occupies c. 10 ha of forest (possibly more, if areas used by each sex do not fully coincide). Two... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Cebu EBA. Rediscovered in 1998 after gap of 110 years. Remaining forest on Cebu now amounts to just 11 patches, totalling 17... read more
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