Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52451

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Strigiformes
Family:Strigidae
Genus:Ninox
Genus species:Ninox superciliaris

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:23-30 cm
Weight:236 g
Identification:The Madagascar hawk owl has no ear tufts, a rounded head, brown upperparts, whitish eyebrows, and light tan underparts barred with brown. Its abdomen is a plain whitish color.
Habitat:Rainforests, deciduous forests, forest clearings
Diet:Carnivore: insects, small vertebrates
Reproduction:Madagascar hawk owls mate from October to December. Nests are shallow depressions in the ground, in which females lay their 3-5 eggs.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Madagascar Date:1971-11 Subjects:raptor
Madagascar hawk owl
White-browed owl
owl
Ninox
Strigidae
Owls
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Birds of prey
Predatory animals
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52451