French: Ninoxe papoue German: Rundflügelkauz Spanish: Nínox halcón
Other common names:
Sorong, New Guinea
New Guinea, including Yapen I; probably occurs throughout lowland New Guinea, but known only from NW & SE.
30–33 cm. Small-headed and long-tailed. Whitish facial disc finely streaked black, without distinct edge, and with white eyebrows; upperparts profusely barred ... read more
A distinctive low, mournful, series of disyllabic "hoo-hoo" hoots with a... read more
Lowland rainforest, forest edge and gallery forest in savanna, up to at least 1500 m.
Food and feeding
Insects, small rodents, and large to medium-sized birds; latter include e.g. Wompoo Fruit-dove (Megaloprepia magnifica), 80% of... read more
Downy fledgling seen in early Aug. No other information.
Unknown; probably resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Sparsely distributed throughout fairly wide range, but rarely seen; appears to be genuinely rare. Records from nine sites... read more
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