Madagascar Red Owl Tyto soumagnei


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Cardiff, S.G. and Goodman, S.M. 2008. Natural history of the red owl (Tyto soumagnei) in dry deciduous tropical forest in Madagascar. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120(4): 891-897.

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Goodman, S. M.; Thorstrom, R. 1998. The diet of the Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei) on the Masoala Peninsula, Madagascar. Wilson Bulletin 110: 417-421.

Irwin, M.T. and Samonds, K.E. 2002. Range extension of the Madagascar red owl Tyto soumagnei in Madagascar: the case of a rare, widespread species? Ibis 144(4): 680-683.

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Morris, P.; Hawkins, F. 1998. Birds of Madagascar: a photographic guide. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Thorstrom, R.; de Roland, L. A. R. 1997. First nest record and nesting behaviour of the Madagascar Red Owl Tyto soumagnei. Ostrich 68: 42-43.

Thorstrom, R.; Hart, J.; Watson, R. T. 1997. New record, ranging behaviour, vocalization and food of the Madagascar Red Owl Tyto soumagnei. Ibis 139: 477-481.

van Esbroeck, J. 2006. Madagascar Red Owl Tyto soumagnei in Ankarana Special Reserve, Madagascar. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 13(2): 205-206.

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Tyto soumagnei. Downloaded from on 21/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/11/2019.