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  Family Name : Strigidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Buffy Fish Owl, Malaysian Fish Owl

Buffy Fish Owl,Malaysian Fish Owl
  • Description
    • Description :
      Long tawny ear-tufts and black-streaked, buffy rufous underparts are characteristic features. Upperparts dark brown with clear black streaking on mantle, scapulars and upperwing coverts. Iris yellow.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Forest, Mangroves
      Nature Reserves :
      Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Conservation
    • Trends & Threats :
      Threatened by illegal trapping.
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
      Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Critically Endangered (CR)
      CITES :
      Appendix II
  • References
    • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. 
      Davison, G.W.H., Ng, P.K.L. & Ho, H.C (Eds.). 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book (2nd Edition). Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore). 285pp 
      Lim, K.S. & Gardner, D. 1997. Birds: An illustrated field guide to the birds of Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing Limited. 226pp 
      Wang, L.K. & Hails, C.J. 2007. An annotated checklist of the birds of Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement no. 15. 179pp 

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