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Fish owls
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Buffy Fish Owl
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)nipalensis, sumatrana, poensis, ketupu, flavipes, zeylonensis[1][2][3][4][5][6]
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Endangered (IUCN 3.1)blakistoni[7]
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Striginae
Tribe: Bubonini
Genus: Ketupa
Horsfield, 1821

Fish owls (Ketupa) are a group of Asian owls in the Strigidae family.

Etymology

From the Malay word kĕtupok, meaning fish owl.[8]

Taxonomy

Fish owls were formerly placed in the genus Bubo.

Species

It contains the following species:

References


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