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Alternative names: Sula Barn Owl; Sula Island Masked-Owl

Photo by Frank Rheindt
Taliabu
copyright British Ornithologists' Club 2010
www.boc-online.org.
Tyto nigrobrunnea

Identification

31-32 cm. Female - dark brown upperparts with lines of small white spots, dark and unbarred wings, secondaries with whitish tips, brown tail with three dark bars. Golden-brown underparts, spotted and vermiculated black. Black iris.

Scarce.

Distribution

Sula Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

Photo by Rob Hutchinson
Taliabu.Indonesia

Habitat

Forests.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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