Australian Masked Owl

Tyto novaehollandiae - Effraie masquée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Tytonidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tyto

  • Species
    :

    novaehollandiae

Descriptor

Stephens, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 à 57 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 660 à 800 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Australian Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae) is a species of bird in the Tytonidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Tyto novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (sw Western Australia to Victoria and ne Queensland)
  • Tyto novaehollandiae calabyi (s New Guinea)
  • Tyto novaehollandiae kimberli (nw Australia)
  • Tyto novaehollandiae melvillensis (Melville and Bathurst Is.. Northern Territory, Australia.)
  • Tyto novaehollandiae galei (Cape York Pen.. ne Australia.)
  • Tyto novaehollandiae castanops (Tasmania, Maria and Maatsuyker Is.)

Foreign names

  • Effraie masquée,
  • Lechuza australiana,
  • Neuhollandeule,
  • ausztrál gyöngybagoly,
  • Australische Kerkuil,
  • Barbagianni australiano,
  • masktornuggla,
  • Storslørugle,
  • plamienka škrabošková,
  • sova australská,
  • Stor Slørugle,
  • naamiotornipöllö,
  • òliba australiana,
  • płomykówka duża,
  • Австралийская сипуха,
  • Serak australia,
  • オオメンフクロウ,
  • 大草鸮,
  • 大草鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 16-12-2007
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