The Tasmanian Boobook is a medium-sized brown owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. This species is not currently recognised by the International Ornithological Congress, who consider it a sub-species of the Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae.
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Distribution: The Australian island state of Tasmania and nearby islands.
Status: Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Gould, 1838.