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African or Eastern Grass-Owl (Tyto [capensis or longimembris]) (Smith,A, 1834)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Tytonidae

Scientific:
  Tyto capensis
Citation:
  (Smith,A, 1834)

Protonym:
  Strix Capensis

Avibase ID:
  28BE8241AA65E9BF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555359

Geographic range:

  • Tyto capensis: Wet grasslands of Africa south of the Sahara
  • Tyto longimembris longimembris: India to Indochina, Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas, n and e Australia
  • Tyto longimembris chinensis: SE China (se Yunnan to Jiangsu) and Vietnam
  • Tyto longimembris pithecops: Taiwan
  • Tyto longimembris amauronota: Philippine Islands
  • Tyto longimembris papuensis: Montane grasslands of e New Guinea
  • Tyto longimembris papuensis (baliem): W New Guinea
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  African or Eastern Grass-Owl
Czech:
  sova travní
German:
  Kapgraseule
Danish:
  Kapslørugle
Spanish:
  Lechuza de El Cabo
Finnish:
  ruohopöllö
French:
  Effraie du Cap ou E. de prairie
Italian:
  Barbagianni delle erbe
Japanese:
  minamimenfukurou
Japanese:
  ミナミメンフクロウ
Dutch:
  Kaapse Grasuil
Norwegian:
  Gresslørugle
Polish:
  plomykówka ziemna
Portuguese:
  Coruja dos campos
Russian:
  Капская сипуха
Slovak:
  plamienka trávna
Swedish:
  Kapgräsuggla
Chinese:
  非洲草鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Effraie du Cap ( Tyto capensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tyto capensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grasuil
Bulgarian: Капска забулена сова
Cebuano: ngiwngiw
Czech: Sova travní
Danish: Kapslørugle
German: Afrika-Graseule, Kapgraseule
English: African Grass Owl, African or Eastern Grass-Owl, Grass Owl, Grass-Owl
Spanish: Lechuza de El Cabo
Estonian: rohtla-loorkakk
Finnish: Ruohopöllö
French: Chouette Effraie du Cap, Effraie du Cap, Effraie du Cap ou E. de prairie
Italian: Barbagianni delle erbe
Japanese: minamimenfukurou
Japanese: ミナミメンフクロウ
Korean: 가면올빼미
Kwangali: Suunsu
Latin: Tyto [capensis or longimembris], Tyto capensis
Dutch: Kaapse Grasuil
Norwegian: Gresslørugle
Sotho, Northern: Makgohlo
Polish: plomykówka ziemna, płomykówka ziemna
Portuguese: Coruja dos campos
Russian: Капская сипуха, Сипуха травяная восточная
Slovak: plamienka trávna
Shona: Zizi
Sotho, Southern: Sephooko
Swedish: Gräsuggla, Kapgräsuggla
Swahili: Bundi-mbuga
Tswana: Lerubise
Tsonga: Musoho
Vietnamese: Cú lợn lưng nâu
Xhosa: Isikhova
Chinese: 草 鸮, 草鴞, 草鸮, 非洲草鸮
Zulu: isiKhova

 

         

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