Eastern Grass Owl

Tyto longimembris - Effraie de prairie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Tytonidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tyto

  • Species
    :

    longimembris

Descriptor

Jerdon, 1839

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 à 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 116 cm.
  • Weight
    : 4 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eastern Grass Owl (Tyto longimembris) is a species of bird in the Tytonidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Tyto longimembris longimembris (India to Indochina, Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas and n and e Australia)
  • Tyto longimembris chinensis (se China, Vietnam)
  • Tyto longimembris pithecops (Taiwan)
  • Tyto longimembris amauronota (Philippine Is.)
  • Tyto longimembris papuensis (New Guinea)

Foreign names

  • Effraie de prairie,
  • Lechuza Patilarga,
  • Graseule,
  • hosszúszárnyú gyöngybagoly,
  • Aziatische Grasuil,
  • Barbagianni australasiatico,
  • Indonesisk gräsuggla,
  • Engslørugle,
  • plamienka dlhonohá,
  • sova zlatočerná,
  • Græsslørugle,
  • aasianruohopöllö,
  • òliba camallarga oriental,
  • płomykówka długonoga,
  • Травяная восточная сипуха,
  • Serak padang,
  • ヒガシメンフクロウ,
  • 草鸮,
  • นกแสกทุ่งหญ้า,
  • 草鴞〔東方草鴞〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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