Recently proposed splits for the family Barn and Grass Owls

Cape Verde Barn Owl*     Tyto detorta
Hartert 1913
most Cape Verdian Islands
split from: Tyto alba
insert after: Tyto alba
C.J. Hazevoet,
The Birds of the Cape Verde Islands. B.O.U. Check-list 13, 1995
 

Andaman Masked-Owl     Tyto deroepstorffi
(Hume)   1875
s Andaman Islands
split from: Tyto alba
insert after: Tyto alba
Claus König, Friedhelm Weick & Jan-Hendrik Becking,
Owls, A Guide to the Owls of the World, Pica Press, United Kingdom, 1999
 

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