White-browed Hawk-owl (Ninox superciliaris) - HBW 5, p. 233
French: Ninoxe à sourcils blancs
Spanish: Nínox Malgache
Other common names: White-browed Owl/Boobook, Madagascar Hawk-owl
Taxonomy: Strix superciliaris Vieillot, 1817, Madagascar.
Affinities uncertain; variously considered closely related to N. scutulata or rather separate from entire Ninox genus; further research needed. Monotypic.
Distribution: NE, SW & S Madagascar.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Bird eating prey (big chameleon), during day. Locality Berenty Private Reserve, Toliara Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
mark sutton 13 November 2012 21 weeks ago 25 sec 4.6
Bird at day roost looking around Locality Zombitse Forest, Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Rob Hutchinson 30 October 2012 27 weeks ago 11 sec 4.2
spot lighted at night, perched on the satellite dish of the posh hotel Locality Isalo, Toliara Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 31 August 2007 3 years ago 29 sec 4
A bird perched in the spotlight. Locality Isalo National Park, Toliara Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Paul Clarke 24 September 2011 48 weeks ago 36 sec 3.8
A bird on a branch in the daytime Locality Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
herve jacob 25 November 2008 4 years ago 10 sec 3.8
A bird on a branch, at dusk Locality Ampijoroa Forest Station, Ankarafantsika National Park, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Helmut Schenkel Brunner 30 June 1996 6 years ago 21 sec 2.8
Perched in a small tree after coming into playback.
Locality Isalo, Toliara Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 10 November 2010 2 years ago 3.9
A bird stares down at us from a branch illuminated by a spot light
Locality Mantady Forest, Andasibe (Perinet)-Mantadia National Park, Toamasina Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Ian Fulton 18 October 2005 3 years ago 3