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Species profile—Ninox boobook (southern boobook)

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Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Strigidae (Hawk Owls) → Ninox boobook (southern boobook)

Photo of Ninox boobook (southern boobook) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2017
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Strigidae (Hawk Owls)
Scientific name
Ninox boobook (Latham, 1802)
Common name
southern boobook
Type reference
Strix boobook Latham, J. 1802. Supplementum Indicis Ornithologici, sive Systematis Ornithologiae. London : G. Leigh, J. & S. Sotheby 74 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
1102
Synonym(s)
Ninox novaeseelandiae
Ninox novaeseelandiae boobook
Ninox boobook lurida
Ninox novaeseelandiae lurida
Ninox lurida
Alternate name(s)
mopoke
spotted owl
gurgurda
morepork
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1102

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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