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


Tari Highlands, Papua New Guinea - Jul, 2005 © Michael Packer  Tari Highlands, Papua New Guinea - Jul, 2005 © Michael Packer 
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New Guinea and e. Australia;
Two populations;
(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.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Listening Earth


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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