Tyto alba tuidara (J.E.Gray)
Length 36-38 cms.
Flat white face with greyish black feathers in the periocular region, lorums, lower forehead and around the jaw; border of the facial disc yellow brown, and heart shaped. Crown black o the neck, back and wing coverts light brown to crème with ash colored mottling and black and white dots. Breast and abdomen white with some cream colored feathers and dark mottling.