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Golden Masked Owl - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Bismarck Masked-Owl; New Britain Barn Owl, New Britain Masked-Owl

Tyto aurantia

Identification

27–33 cm

Distribution

Endemic to New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago).

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Rainforest up to around 1830 m.

Behaviour

Diet

There is little available information, but they are thought to eat small rodents.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)

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