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Australian Masked Owl - Tyto novaehollandiae calabyi

Description: Back generally darker than in nominate race, with more yellowish patches; white spots are larger and surrounded with black. Whitish below, sparsely spotted brown.

Size: Wing 305 mm; Tail 130 mm

Distribution: South New Guinea between Merauke and the Fly River delta.

Also see the nominate description for this species.

Original Description: Mason, Ian J. 1983. Bulletin of the British Ornithologistsí Club, 103, p. 126.

References:

König, Weick and Becking. 1999. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World". Yale University Press

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Page compiled by . Page last updated 2012-07-30

OwlPages.com Owl Species ID: 010.090.010

 
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