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Seram Masked Owl Tyto almae   - Adult
Seram Masked Owl
Photographer : © Michael K Poulsen
Location :Gunung Binaiya, Seram, South Maluku, Indonesia
Date : 10 February 2012
English synonyms:Seram Masked-Owl, Australasian Masked Owl
Bird Family :Tytonidae - Barn Owls, Grass Owls, Masked Owls & Bay Owls
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :The type specimen of this newly described species. The bird was mist-netted in wet, mossy lower montane forest at an elevation of 1350m.