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Tyto novaehollandiae (Australian Masked Owl)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Australian Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae) is a barn owl of Southern New Guinea and the non-desert areas of Australia.
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Infraspecies

Tyto novaehollandiae calabyi (New Guinea masked owl)
Tyto novaehollandiae castanops (Tasmanian Masked Owl) (Attributes)
Tyto novaehollandiae galei (Australian masked owl)
Tyto novaehollandiae kimberli (Australian masked owl)
Tyto novaehollandiae melvillensis (Australian masked owl) (Attributes)
Tyto novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (Australian masked owl) (Attributes)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
17
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
35
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.1382
EDGE Score: 2.64888

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.23 lbs (556 g)
Birth Weight [1]  23.5 grams
Clutch Size [3]  3
Incubation [2]  35 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Australian Alps montane grasslands Australia Australasia Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Carnarvon xeric shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Coolgardie woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Einasleigh upland savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Esperance mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Eyre and York mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Great Sandy-Tanami desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Great Victoria desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Jarrah-Karri forest and shrublands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Nullarbor Plains xeric shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southwest Australia savanna Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Australia woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Swan Coastal Plain Scrub and Woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Tasmanian Central Highland forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tasmanian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tasmanian temperate rain forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tirari-Sturt stony desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Bald Rock National Park II 21998 New South Wales, Australia
Croajingolong National Park II 217067 Victoria, Australia
Dunggir National Park II 6402 New South Wales, Australia
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia
Maria Island National Park II 28488 Tasmania, Australia
Maria National Park II 5735 New South Wales, Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
Southwest Australia Australia No

Prey / Diet

Cercartetus nanus (Eastern Pygmy Possum)[4]
Dasyurus maculatus (Tiger Quoll)[5]
Dasyurus viverrinus (Eastern Quoll)[6]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Antechinus stuartii (Brown Antechinus)1
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle)1
Canis lupus (Wolf)1
Dasyurus maculatus (Tiger Quoll)1
Hoplocephalus stephensii (Stephen's banded snake)1
Ninox connivens (Barking Boobook)1
Tropidechis carinatus (Rough-scaled Snake, Clarence River Snake)1
Tyto alba (Barn Owl)1
Tyto tenebricosa (Greater Sooty Owl)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Kurodaia subpachygaster <Unverified Name>[7]
Strigiphilus aitkeni[7]
Trichinella pseudospiralis[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Symbio Wildlife Gardens

Distribution

Croajingolong;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 2Kemp, AC. 1989. Estimation of Biological Indices for Little-known African Owls Meyburg, B.-U & R. D. Chancellor eds. 1989 Raptors in the Modern World WWGBP: Berlin, London & Paris 3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 4Cercartetus nanus, JAMIE M. HARRIS, MAMMALIAN SPECIES 815:1–10 (2008) 5Dasyurus maculatus, Menna E. Jones, Robert K. Rose, and Scott Burnett, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 676, pp. 1–9 (2001) 6Dasyurus viverrinus, Menna E. Jones and Robert K. Rose, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 677, pp. 1–9 (2001) 7Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011