Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus Scientific name definitions

Denver W. Holt, Regan Berkley, Caroline Deppe, Paula L. Enríquez, Julie L. Petersen, José Luis Rangel Salazar, Kelley P. Segars, Kristin L. Wood, Jeffrey S. Marks, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Version: 1.1 — Published December 18, 2020


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Recommended Citation

Holt, D. W., R. Berkley, C. Deppe, P. L. Enríquez, J. L. Petersen, J. L. Rangel Salazar, K. P. Segars, K. L. Wood, J. S. Marks, and P. F. D. Boesman (2020). Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus), version 1.1. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.speowl2.01.1