Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Philippine Eagle-owl (Bubo philippensis) - HBW 5, p. 192

French: Grand-duc des Philippines German: Streifenuhu Spanish: Búho Filipino
Other common names: Philippine Horned Owl

Taxonomy: Pseudoptynx philippensis Kaup, 1851, Philippines.
No obvious close relatives. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • philippensis (Kaup, 1851) - Luzon and Catanduanes.
  • mindanensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) - Samar, Leyte and Mindanao; recently recorded on Bohol.