Minahassa Owl (Tyto inexspectata) - HBW 5, p. 69
French: Effraie de Minahassa
Spanish: Lechuza de Minahassa
Other common names: Minahassa/Unexpected Owl/Barn-owl
Taxonomy: Strix inexspectata Schlegel, 1879, Minahassa, Sulawesi.
Forms superspecies with T. novaehollandiae, T. aurantia, T. manusi, T. sororcula and T. nigrobrunnea. Until recently, widely considered to include T. nigrobrunnea as a race. Species name often misspelt inexpectata. Monotypic.
Distribution: N & NC Sulawesi.
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