Tyto rosenbergii pelengensis Neumann, 1939:92

Peleng masked owl



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tyto rosenbergii pelingensis Neumann, 1939:92


Conservation Status

Last record: 22 August 1938 (Hume & Walters, 2012)



Peleng Island, Banggai Islands, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype (Hume & Walters, 2012).

Museum: SMTD






Original scientific description:

Neumann, Oscar Rudolph. (1939). A new Species and eight new Races from Peleng and Taliaboe. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 59(421): 89-94.


Other references:

Coates BJ, Bishop KD, Gardner D (1997) A guide to the birds of Wallacea. Dove.

del Hoyo J, Elliott A, Sargatal J (1999) Handbook of the birds of the world, 5. Lynx Ed., Barcelona.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser. [Relevant page]

König C, Weick F, Becking JH (1999) Owls. A guide to the owls of the world. Pica Press.

Schneider W, Eck S (1995) Schleiereulen. Westarp.

Weick, Friedhelm. (2006). Owls (Strigiformes): Annotated and Illustrated Checklist. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

White CMN, Bruce MD (1986) The birds of Wallacea. BOU Checklist 7, Zool Soc London.



<< Back to the Strigiformes (Owls) database