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  Rufous Owl (Ninox rufa)





Rufous Owl | Ninox rufa photo
Rufous Owl, Botanical Garden, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Image by Lip Kee Yap from Singapore - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Rufous Owl | Ninox rufa photo
Rufous Owl spreading wings, Botanical Garden, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Image by Lip Kee Yap from Singapore - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

RUFOUS OWL FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Strigiformes
Family:Strigidae
Genus:Ninox
Species:rufa
Common Name:Rufous Owl

Relatives in same Genus
  Barking Owl (N. connivens)
  Boobook Owl (N. novaeseelandiae)
  Brown Hawk-Owl (N. scutulata)
  Powerful Owl (N. strenua)