(PL Sclater, 1883)
The Tanimbar boobook, or Tanimbar hawk-owl (Ninox forbesi), is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found in the Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It used to be considered a subspecies of the Moluccan boobook.