The Golden Masked Owl is a relatively small barn owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the New Britain Masked Owl or New Britain Barn Owl.
Distribution: Endemic to the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea.
Status: Uncommon to rare, vunerable.
Original Description: Salvadori, Tomaso. 1881. Atti Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, 16, p. 94-95.