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Bubo africanus (Temminck, 1821)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Bubo

Scientific:
  Bubo africanus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1821)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.9 pl.50

Protonym:
  Strix africana

Avibase ID:
  04423361B199ACA0

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555408

Geographic range:

  • Bubo africanus africanus (africanus): Gabon, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Uganda, and central Kenya south to southern South Africa
  • Bubo africanus africanus (tanae): SE Kenya (central and lower Tana River and Lali Hills)
  • Bubo africanus milesi: SW Arabia, Yemen and Oman
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Spotted Eagle-Owl
Czech:
  výr africký
German:
  Fleckenuhu
Danish:
  Plettet Hornugle
Spanish:
  Búho Africano
Finnish:
  täplähuuhkaja
French:
  Grand-duc africain
Icelandic:
  Spotted Eagle-Owl
Italian:
  Gufo reale macchiato
Japanese:
  afurikawashimimizuku
Japanese:
  アフリカワシミミズク
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Oehoe
Norwegian:
  Flekkhubro
Polish:
  puchacz plamisty
Portuguese:
  Bufo-africano.
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Spotted Eagle-Owl
Russian:
  Африканский филин
Slovak:
  výr africký
Swedish:
  fläckuv
Chinese:
  斑雕鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grand-duc africain ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Bubo africanus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Bubo africanus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Bubo [africanus or cinerascens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gevlekte Ooruil
Bulgarian: Африкански бухал
Catalan: Duc africà
Czech: Výr africký
Danish: Hornugle, Plettet Hornugle
German: Fleckenuhu
English: African Eagle Owl, African Eagle-Owl, Spotted Eagle Owl, Spotted Eagle-Owl
English (United Kingdom): Spotted Eagle Owl
English (Kenya): Spotted Eagle Owl
Spanish: Búho Africano, Búho Ceniciento, Búho Manchado
Spanish (Spain): Búho Africano
Estonian: savanni-kassikakk
Finnish: Täplähuuhkaja
French: Grand-duc africain
Hungarian: afrikai uhu
Italian: Gufo reale macchiato, Gufo reale maculato
Japanese: afurikawashimimizuku
Japanese: アフリカワシミミズク
Kwangali: Editika
Latin: Bubo africanus, Bubo africanus africanus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis apuokas, Afrikinis didysis apuokas
Latvian: punktainais ūpis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Oehoe
Norwegian: Flekkhubro
Polish: puchacz plamisty
Portuguese: Bufo-africano., Bufo-malhado, Bufo-real-africano
Russian: Африканский Филин, пятнистый, Филин африканский
Slovak: výr africký
Serbian: Pegava buljina
Siswant: Sikhova
Sotho, Southern: Makhohlo
Swedish: Fläckuv
Swahili: Kungwi
Tswana: Makgotlwê
Turkish: Küçük Puhu
Tsonga: Xiyinha
Xhosa: Ifubesi
Chinese: 斑雕鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 點斑鵰鴞
Zulu: isiKhovampondo

 

         

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