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Pel's Fishing-Owl
Scotopelia peli (Bonaparte, 1850)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Scotopelia

Scientific:
  Scotopelia peli

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, 1850)

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.44

Protonym:
  Strix peli

Avibase ID:
  034B2A6A4933C5F1

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555422

Geographic range:

  • Scotopelia peli: Locally in riverine forests of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pel's Fishing-Owl
Czech:
  ketupa Pelova
German:
  Bindenfischeule
Danish:
  Pel´s Fiskeugle
Spanish:
  Cárabo Pescador Común
Finnish:
  kalapöllö
French:
  Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel
Icelandic:
  Pel's Fishing-Owl
Italian:
  Gufo pescatore di Pel
Japanese:
  uokuifukurou
Japanese:
  ウオクイフクロウ
Dutch:
  Pels Visuil
Norwegian:
  Storflodugle
Polish:
  rybiarka duza
Portuguese:
  Corujão-pesqueiro
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pel's Fishing-Owl
Russian:
  Полосатая рыбная сова
Slovak:
  hlavaňa rybárka
Swedish:
  afrikansk fiskuggla
Chinese:
  横斑渔鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel ( Scotopelia peli)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 1st edition:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 4th edition:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements, version 2015:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements, version 2016:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Clements, version 2017:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 1.50:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 1.52:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 1.53:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 1.54:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 1.55:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 2015:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 2016:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
eBird version 2017:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Pel's Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Pel's Fishing Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
James Lee Peters:
    Scotopelia peli
James Lee Peters (original):
    Scotopelia peli
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Scotopelia peli
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Pel's Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia peli)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scotopelia peli
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scotopelia peli

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Visuil
Bulgarian: Голяма рибоядна сова
Catalan: Duc pescador de Pel
Czech: Ketupa Peliova, ketupa Pelova
Danish: Pel´s Fiskeugle, Pel's Fiskeugle
German: Bindenfischeule, Pel-Fischeule
English: African Fishing-Owl, African Fish-Owl, East African Fishing-Owl, Fishing Owl, Fishing-Owl, Pel's Fishing Owl, Pel's Fishing-Owl
English (Kenya): Pel's Fishing Owl
Spanish: Búho Pescador Común, Cárabo Pescador Común
Spanish (Spain): Cárabo Pescador Común
Estonian: viir-kalakakk
Finnish: Kalapöllö
French: Chouette pêcheuse, Chouette pêcheuse de Pel, Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel
Hungarian: afrikai halászbagoly
Italian: Civetta pescatrice di Pel, Gufo pescatore di Pel
Japanese: uokuifukurou
Japanese: ウオクイフクロウ
Latin: Bubo peli, Scotopelia peli, Scotopelia peli fischeri, Scotopelia peli salvago-raggii
Lithuanian: Dryžoji žuvinė pelėda
Dutch: Pels Visuil, Pel's Visuil, Pel-visuil
Norwegian: Storflodugle
Polish: rybiarka duza, rybiarka duża, Sowa rybiarka
Portuguese: Corujão-pesqueiro, Corujão-pesqueiro de Pel, Corujão-pesqueiro-de-pel
Portuguese (Portugal): Corujão-pesqueiro
Russian: Полосатая рыбная сова, Сова рыбная Пела
Slovak: hlavaňa rybárka, Sova Pelova
Shona: Dinidza
Serbian: Afrička sova ribar
Swedish: Afrikansk fiskuggla
Swahili: Bundi Mlasamaki
Turkish: Afrika Balık Baykuşu
Chinese: 横斑渔鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 橫斑漁鴞

 

         

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