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  Grass Owl (Tyto capensis)

Grass Owl | Tyto capensis photo
Adult African Grass Owl - picture taken at Johannesburg zoo

Image by Hayleyk - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

GRASS OWL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Tyto capensis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Strigiformes
Family:Tytonidae
Genus:Tyto
Species:capensis
Common Name:Grass Owl

Relatives in same Genus
  Barn Owl (T. alba)
  Lesser Sooty Owl (T. multipunctata)
  Masked Owl (T. novaehollandiae)