Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Akun Eagle-owl (Bubo leucostictus) - HBW 5, p. 192

French: Grand-duc tacheté German: Schwachschnabeluhu Spanish: Búho de Akún
Other common names: Sooty Eagle-owl

Taxonomy: Bubo leucostictus Hartlaub, 1855, Dabocrom, Ghana.
No obvious close relatives. Monotypic.

Distribution: Patchily from Sierra Leone and Liberia E to Nigeria and Cameroon, S to mouth of R Congo, Cabinda and probably NW Angola, and across N Zaire.

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