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  Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae)

Masked Owl | Tyto novaehollandiae photo
Masked owl taken at a Traveling Raptor flight display in south-eastern Australia.

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Masked Owl | Tyto novaehollandiae photo
Masked owl landing

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MASKED OWL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Tyto novaehollandiae 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:novaehollandiae
Common Name:Masked Owl

Relatives in same Genus
  Barn Owl (T. alba)
  Grass Owl (T. capensis)
  Lesser Sooty Owl (T. multipunctata)