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Species of Thailand

Dusky eagle-owl

Binomial name: Bubo coromandus, John Aubrey Clarendon Latham, 1790

The dusky eagle-owl (Bubo coromandus) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family that is widespread in Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Thailand and listed as Least Concern by IUCN.

Affects watered and well wooded tracts. Mango tree groves, and old tamarind and other densely foliaged trees are preferred. Parochial and a pair often inhabits the same grove year after year.

The nesting season is from November to April.

The nest is made of sticks in the fork of the trunk of a large tree preferably near water and often in the vicinity of human habitation.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Strigiformes
Family
Strigidae
Genus
Bubo
Species
Bubo coromandus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Bubo coromandus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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