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