Shelley's Eagle-owl (Bubo shelleyi) - HBW 5, p. 191
French: Grand-duc de Shelley
Spanish: Búho Barrado
Other common names: Banded Eagle-owl
Taxonomy: Huhua shelleyi Sharpe and Ussher, 1872, Fantee, Ghana.
No obvious close relatives; may possibly have some vocal and morphological affinities with B. sumatranus of SE Asia. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sierra Leone and Liberia E to Ghana, and S Cameroon and N Gabon E to N Zaire.
- Near Threatened
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