Andaman Hawk-owl (Ninox affinis) - HBW 5, p. 233
French: Ninoxe des Andaman
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).
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Bird perched at night in spotlight. Me making noises later to try to get the bird to look in my direction. Locality South Andaman, Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar
Ron Hoff 19 December 2011 6 weeks ago 43 sec 4
A bird calling in a tree at night. Locality Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, South Andaman, Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 16 December 2009 3 years ago 19 sec 2.6
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