Barn Owl

  • Scientific Name:

    Tyto alba

  • Red Data status:

    Least Concern

  • Bird Category:

    Birds of Prey

  • Sub Category:


  • 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

  • Description:

    Andaman Barn Owl Tyto (alba) deroepstorffi is now treated as a separate species.
    König, C., Weick, F. & Becking, J.H. (1999) Owls. A guide to the owls of the world. Pica Press, Sussex.
    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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