Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Andaman Hawk-owl (Ninox affinis) - HBW 5, p. 233

French: Ninoxe des Andaman German: Andamanenkauz Spanish: Nínox de Andamán
Other common names: Nicobar Hawk-owl, Andaman/Nicobar Boobook

Taxonomy: Ninox affinis Beavan, 1867, Aberdeen Point, Port Blair, Andaman Islands.
Affinities uncertain. Populations sometimes separated subspecifically, as affinis in Andamans and isolata in Nicobars, with third form (rexpimenta) on Great Nicobar occasionally separated from latter; further study, including on vocalizations, required. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andaman Is (South Andaman) and Nicobar Is (Great Nicobar, Camorta, Trinkat, Car Nicobar).