Taxon profile


Greater Sooty Owl
Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa (Gould, 1845)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls »  family Tytonidae - barn owls »  genus Tyto »  species Tyto tenebricosa - Greater Sooty Owl

Scientific synonyms

Strix megaera Bonaparte, 1850
Strix tenebricosa Gould, 1845
Tyto tenebricosa magna Mathews, 1912

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [042cd58f-bb3f-4855-beec-868dd2bbaae8]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa (Gould, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa (Gould, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa]
Data retrieved on: 25 April 2013

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