Barred Eagle-owl (Bubo sumatranus) - HBW 5, p. 191
French: Grand-duc bruyant
Spanish: Búho Malayo
Other common names: Malay/Malaysian Eagle-owl
Taxonomy: Strix Sumatrana Raffles, 1822, Sumatra.
Possibly forms superspecies with B. nipalensis. Suggested that it may have some morphological and vocal affinities with African B. shelleyi. Bornean population sometimes separated racially (as tenuifasciatus). Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- sumatranus (Raffles, 1822) - extreme S Myanmar and peninsular Thailand S to Sumatra, including Bangka I.
- strepitans (Temminck, 1823) - Borneo, Java and Bali.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo
Jacques Erard 7 August 2008 25 weeks ago 4.6
Roosting in small tree
Locality Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (ssp tenuifasciatus)
Jason Anderson 8 August 2013 34 weeks ago 4
A juvenile perched up.
Locality Khao Nor Chuchi, Southern Thailand, Thailand (ssp B.s.sumatranus)
neil osborne 23 January 2010 1 year ago 3.8
Adult bird perched on a rock.
Locality Berlin Zoo, Berlin, Germany
Tomasz Doroń 30 October 2009 4 years ago 2