Southern Boobook
Breast
Murray Mallee Region
Emu
Juveniles, profile
 
    
Australian Barn Owl (Tyto alba ssp delicatula)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Owls (Strigiformes)
Family: Barn-owl (Tytonidae)
Species: Australian Barn Owl (Tyto alba ssp delicatula)
Synonym: Tyto javanica

Thank you Max Kirsch for helping with the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
This was Tyto javanica, which we thought went to Tyto alba ssp. javanica; but Max highlighted to us that it went to Tyto alba ssp. delicatula.
T. a. javanica is an Asian species not found in Australia.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Oct-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)