Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Barn-Owls :: Greater Sooty-Owl
Greater Sooty-Owl Tyto tenebricosa
Described by: Gould (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Sooty Owl, Sooty Owl, Dusky Barn-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeNew Guinea and e. Australia;
(1) New Guinea and Yapen Is.
(2) E. and se. Australia from ex. s. Queensland (Brisbane area in the Bunya Mountains National Park, Mount Glorious, Lamington National Park, Royal National Park along Lady Carrington Drive, Nullica State Forest, caves at Jenolan in the Blue Mountains near Sidney), New South Wales to e. Victoria (Dandenong Ranges e. of Melbourne) e. of Melbourne.
No videos are available for this species
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Listening Earth
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.