Otus rufescens burbidgei Hachisuka,1934:51

Sulu reddish scops owl

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

A doubtful taxon. Plumage variation falls within that of the nominate (Dickinson et al., 1991:227).

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1900's (pre-1935)

 

Distribution

"Jolo Island" (=Sulu), Philippines

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: BM 1883.9.20.20 (Warren, 1966)

Holotype: BM 83.9.20.20 (Marshall, 1978)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hachisuka, Masauji. (1934). The Birds of the Philippine Islands, with notes on the mammal fauna... vol 2, part 3. London: Witherby.

 

 

Other references:

Dickinson, E. C., Kennedy, R. S. and Parkes, K. C. (1991). The Birds of the Philippines. BOU Checklist 12. Tring.

Marshall, Joe T. (1978). Systematics of smaller Asian night birds based on voice. Ornithological Monographs 25: v + 58 pp.

Warren, Rachel L. M. (1966). Type-Specimens of Birds in the British Museum (Natural History). vol. 1. Non-passerines. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).

Warren, Rachel L. M. and Harrison, C. J. O. (1973). Type-Specimens of Birds in the British Museum (Natural History), vol 3. Systematic index. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).

Weick, Friedhelm. (2006). Owls (Strigiformes): Annotated and Illustrated Checklist. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

 

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