Barn-owls (Tytonidae)

Taliabu Masked-owl (Tyto nigrobrunnea) - HBW 5, p. 69

French: Effraie de Taliabu German: Taliabueule Spanish: Lechuza de la Taliabu
Other common names: Taliabu Owl/Barn-owl, Sula Owl/Masked-owl, Black-brown Owl

Taxonomy: Tyto nigrobrunnea Neumann, 1939, Taliabu, Sula Islands.
Forms superspecies with T. novaehollandiae, T. aurantia, T. manusi, T. sororcula and T. inexspectata. Until recently, often considered conspecific with T. inexspectata. Monotypic.

Distribution: Taliabu, in Sula Is.

  • Endangered
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