Alternative name: Bismarck Masked-Owl; New Britain Barn Owl, New Britain Masked-Owl
- Tyto aurantia
Endemic to New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago).
Rainforest up to around 1830 m.
There is little available information, but they are thought to eat small rodents.
- 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/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Golden Masked Owl. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 15 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Golden_Masked_Owl