Oriental Bird Images

Barn Owl Tyto alba  
Barn Owl
Photographer : © Jayaram Subramanian
Location :Chaitanya Greenford I #15, Kadugodi, Bangalore District, Karnataka, India
Date : 16 March 2008
English synonyms:Common Barn Owl, Common Barn-owl, Western Barn Owl, Eastern Barn Owl (javanica), White Owl, Australian Barn-Owl (delicatula), Delicate Owl (delicatula), Lesser Masked Owl (delicatula), Monkey-faced Owl (delicatula), Cave Owl (delicatula), Screech Owl (delicatula), Pearly Owl
Bird Family :Tytonidae - Barn Owls, Grass Owls, Masked Owls & Bay Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Andaman Barn Owl Tyto (alba) deroepstorffi is now treated as a separate species.
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