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The brown hawk-owl (Ninox scutulata) belongs to the family Strigidae under the order Strigiformes.

Brown hawk-owl taxonomy

The bird family Strigidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820. The family Strigidae comprises nearly 220 living species in 25 genera, including genus Hinox.

The genus Hinox comprises about thiry species, including species Ninox scutulata. This genus was first introduced by Brian Houghton Hodgson (1 February 1800 – 23 May 1894), a pioneer naturalist and ethnologist, in the year 1837.

The species Ninox scutulata was first introduced by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, FRS (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826), a British statesman in the year 1820.

The species Ninox scutulata is polytypic and comprises nine subspecies, viz., N. s. scutulata, N. s. javanensis, N. s. borneensis, N. s. palawanensis, N. s. rexpimenti, N. s. isolata, N. s. burmanica, N. s. hirsuta and N. s. lugubris.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ninox scutulata
Species:N. scutulata
Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
1.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata 347
Photo by Michael Gillam

Ninox scutulata
2.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by M.Nishimura

Ninox scutulata
3.Hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by Mprasannak

Ninox scutulata
4.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by lonelyshrimp

Ninox scutulata
5.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by lonelyshrimp

Ninox scutulata
6.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by Yunus Mony

Ninox scutulata
7.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
Photo by Raman Kumar

Ninox scutulata
8.Brown hawk-owl - Ninox scutulata
by Yunus Mony

Ninox scutulata
9.Ninox scutulata
Photo by Lip Kee
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1.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Michael Gillam | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 3/2/18
2.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: M.Nishimura | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
3.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Mprasannak | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: lonelyshrimp | License: Public domain as on 3/2/18
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Author: lonelyshrimp | License: Public domain as on 3/2/18
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Author: Yunus Mony | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 3/2/18
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Author: Raman Kumar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: Yunus Mony | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 3/2/18
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Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 3/2/18
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