Barred Eagle-owl | Bubo sumatranus Rafless, 1822

Taxonomy: Strix Sumatrana Raffles, 1822, Sumatra
Possibly close to B. nipalensis. Suggested that it may have some morphological and vocal affinities with African B. shelleyi. Race tenuifasciatus sometimes synonymized with strepitans. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • B. s. sumatranus (Raffles, 1822) – extreme S Myanmar and peninsular Thailand S to Sumatra, including Bangka I.
  • B. s. strepitans (Temminck, 1823) – Java and Bali.
  • B. s. tenuifasciatus Mees, 1964 – Borneo.

Source : HBW