Manus Boobook

Manus Boobook
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Ninox
Species: N. meeki
Binomial name
Ninox meeki
(Rothschild & Hartert, 1914)

The Manus Boobook, Ninox meeki, is a small owl. It has an unmarked brown facial disk, rufous crown and back, barred white flight feathers and tail, and whitish underparts with rufous streaking.

This species is endemic to Manus Island, in the Admiralty Islands. It lives mainly in forests, but will appear in trees humans, and will sometimes occupy riparian habitats. It is fairly common throughout its limited range.


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