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Fish owls
File:Ketupa ketupu.png
Buffy Fish Owl
Status iucn3.1 LC
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)nipalensis, sumatrana, poensis, ketupu, flavipes, zeylonensis[1][2][3][4][5][6]
Status iucn3.1 EN
Endangered (IUCN 3.1)blakistoni[7]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Striginae
Tribe: Bubonini
Genus: Ketupa
Horsfield, 1821

Fish owls (Ketupa) are a group of Asian owls in the Strigidae family.


From the Malay word kĕtupok, meaning fish owl.[8]


Fish owls were formerly placed in the genus Bubo.


It contains the following species:


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