- Tyto deroepstorffi
30-36cm (11¾-14¼ in)
- Dark brown upperparts
- Reddish-cream breast with dark spots
- Well defined facial disc rim
- Blackish-brown eyes
- Pale bill
They live in a variety of open habitats, from the coast, to open woodlands, fields and around human settlements.
A nocturnal hunter. Their diet is not well recorded, but probably similar to Barn Owl, such as rats and mice.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Andaman Masked Owl. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 15 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Andaman_Masked_Owl