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Tawny Owl
Strix [aluco or nivicolum] (= Strix aluco) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Strix

Scientific:
  Strix aluco

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.93

Protonym:
  Strix Aluco

Avibase ID:
  2CD9FB4AE9C1214A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555428

Geographic range:

  • Strix aluco aluco: N and e Europe to Ukraine, Crimea, Balkans and Black Sea
  • Strix aluco sylvatica: Britain, France, Iberia, s Italy, Greece, w and central Turkey
  • Strix aluco biddulphi: Pakistan and nw India
  • Strix aluco siberiae: Ural Mountains to w Siberia
  • Strix aluco willkonskii: NE Turkey, Caucasus and nw Iran to Turkmenistan
  • Strix aluco sanctinicolai: Zagros Mountains (ne Iraq and w Iran)
  • Strix aluco harmsi: Turkestan
  • Strix aluco mauritanica: Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Strix nivicolum nivicolum: Nepal to se China, n Myanmar and n Indochina
  • Strix nivicolum yamadae: Mountains of s Taiwan
  • Strix nivicolum ma: NE China and Korea
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Tawny or Himalayan Owl
Czech:
  puštík obecný
German:
  Waldkauz
Danish:
  Natugle
Spanish:
  Cárabo Común
Finnish:
  lehtopöllö
French:
  Chouette hulotte
Icelandic:
  Náttugla
Italian:
  Allocco
Japanese:
  morifukurou
Japanese:
  モリフクロウ
Dutch:
  Bosuil
Norwegian:
  Kattugle
Polish:
  puszczyk
Portuguese:
  Coruja-do-mato
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Tawny Owl
Russian:
  Серая неясыть
Slovak:
  sova obyčajná
Swedish:
  Kattuggla
Chinese:
  灰林鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Tawny or Himalayan Owl ( Strix [aluco or nivicolum])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Chouette hulotte ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Chouette hulotte ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Eurasian Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Eurasian Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Strix aluco [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Strix aluco [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Strix aluco [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Strix aluco [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Arabic: البومة السمراء
Asturian: Curuxu
Azerbaijani: Adi yapalaqca, Boz (Adi) yapalaqca, Boz yapalaqca
Belarusian: niajasyć šeraja, няясыць шэрая, Шэрая кугакаўка
Bulgarian: gorska ululica, Горска улулица
Breton: Ar gaouenn penn tev, kaouenn penn-tev
Catalan: Gamarús
Czech: puštík, Puštík obecný
Welsh: Gwdihŵ goch, tylluan frech
Danish: Natugle
German: Waldkauz
Greek: (Κοινός) Χουχουριστής, chouchouristiis, Χουχουριστής, χουχουριστιής
English: Brown Owl, Common Night Owl, Eurasian Tawny Owl, Eurasian Wood-Owl, Gray Night Owl, Grey Night Owl, Tawny or Himalayan Owl, Tawny Owl, Tawny Wood Owl, Tawny Wood-Owl
Esperanto: arbara strigo, arbarstrigo
Spanish: Acárabo Común, Cárabo, Carabo Comun, Cárabo Común
Estonian: Kodukakk
Basque: Basontza, Gamarús, urubi, Urubia
Finnish: Lehtopöllö
Faroese: músagjóð
French: Chouette hulotte, Chouette hulotte ou C. de l'Himalaya, Chouette hulotte ou C. des neiges
Friulian: catůs
Frisian: wâldûle
Irish: avelaiona, curuxa laiona, ulchabhán donn
Gaelic: Cailleach-Oidhche, Comhachag Dhonn, Cumhachag
Galician: Avelaiona, Gamarús
Manx: hullad ghoan
Hebrew: לילית, לילית מצויה
Croatian: šumska sova
Hungarian: Macskabagoly
Armenian: [Antarabu ], Անտառաբու
Icelandic: Náttugla
Italian: Allocco, Allocco comune, Allocco eurasiatico
Japanese: mori fukurō, morifukurou
Japanese: モリフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 森梟
Georgian: ბუ
Kazakh: Кәдімгі жапалақ
Korean: 올빼미
Korean (Transliteration): olppaemi
Cornish: perthuan
Latin: Strix [aluco or nivicolum], Strix aluco
Ladino: ciuch
Luxembourgish: Bëschkauz
Lithuanian: Namine peleda, naminė pelėda, Naminės pelėdos
Latvian: meža puce, meža pūce
Macedonian: šumski buv, Шумски (Обичен) був, шумски був
Maltese: kokka
Dutch: Bosuil
Norwegian: Kattugle
Occitan: chòt
Polish: Pójdzka, Pójdźka, puszczyk, puszczyk (zwyczajny), Puszczyk zwyczajny
Pinyin: huī lín-xiāo, mù xiāo, sēn xiāo
Portuguese: coruja do mato, Coruja-do-mato
Romansh: Tschuetta, tschuetta (da guaud), tschuetta da guaud
Romanian: huhurez
Russian: nejasyt' seraja, Seraya Neyasyt, Неясыть обыкновенная серая, неясыть серая, Обыкновенная неясыть, Обыкновенная серая неясыть, Обыкновеннная неясыть, Серая неясыть
Sardinian: cuccubaju, i-stria
Scots: cailleach-oidhche
Northern Sami: bussáskuolfi
Slovak: sova lesná, Sova obyčajná
Slovenian: lesna sova
Albanian: Huti i kuqrremtë, kukuvajka e pyjeve
Serbian: šumska sova, шумска сова
Swedish: Kattuggla
Turkmen: alaca baykuş
Turkish: Alaca Baykuş, Orman Baykuşu
Ukrainian: sova sira, Сіра сова, сова сіра
Vietnamese: Chim Hù nivicon, Chim Hù xám, Hù nivicon
Sorbian, Lower: kiwka, spusk
Sorbian, Upper: kiwka, kwikawa, kwikawka, sutawka, wiwka
Chinese: 木鸮, 森鸮, 灰林鴞, 灰林鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 木鴞, 森鴞, 灰林鴞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰林鴞
Chinese (Taiwan): 灰林鸮

 

         

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