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Andaman Barn Owl Tyto deroepstorffi   - Adult
Andaman Barn Owl
Photographer : © Garima Bhatia
Location :Chidiya Tapu, South Andaman, Andaman Islands, India
Date : 12 December 2015
English synonyms:Barn Owl, Andaman Masked Owl, Andaman Barn-owl
Bird Family :Tytonidae - Barn Owls, Grass Owls, Masked Owls & Bay Owls
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the southern Andaman Islands of India. Formerly considered conspecific with Barn Owl Tyto alba.
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Dickinson, E. C. & Remsen, J. V. Jr., Editors (2013) The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World 4th edition, Vol. 1 Non-passerines. Aves Press, Eastbourne, UK
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