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African Wood-Owl
Strix woodfordii (Smith, A, 1834)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Strix

Scientific:
  Strix woodfordii

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1834)

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(2) p.312

Protonym:
  Noctua Woodfordii

Avibase ID:
  2E6575A8C8ECAD9B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686688

Geographic range:

  • Strix woodfordii woodfordii: southern Angola to southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southwestern Tanzania, Botswana, and South Africa
  • Strix woodfordii nuchalis: Senegambia and Bioko Island to South Sudan, Uganda, western Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northern Angola
  • Strix woodfordii umbrina: Ethiopia and eastern South Sudan
  • Strix woodfordii nigricantior: southern Somalia to Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Wood-Owl
Czech:
  puštík africký
German:
  Afrikanischer Waldkauz
Danish:
  Afrikansk Natugle
Spanish:
  Cárabo Africano
Finnish:
  afrikanpöllö
French:
  Chouette africaine
Icelandic:
  African Wood-Owl
Italian:
  Allocco africano
Japanese:
  afurikahinafukurou
Japanese:
  アフリカヒナフクロウ
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Bosuil
Norwegian:
  Panugle
Polish:
  puszczyk pregowany
Portuguese:
  Coruja-da-floresta
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Wood-Owl
Russian:
  Африканская циккаба
Slovak:
  sova pruhovaná
Swedish:
  afrikansk skogsuggla
Chinese:
  非洲林鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bosuil
Bulgarian: Храстова кукумявка
Catalan: Gamarús africà
Czech: Puštík africký
Danish: Afrikansk Natugle
German: Afrikanischer Waldkauz, Afrika-Waldkauz, Woodfordkauz, Woodford-Kauz
English: African Owl, African Wood Owl, African Wood-Owl, West African Wood Owl, Wood Owl, Woodford's Owl
English (Kenya): African Wood Owl
Spanish: Cárabo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Cárabo Africano
Estonian: aafrika metskakk
Finnish: Afrikanpöllö
French: Chouette africaine, Hulotte africaine
Hungarian: afrikai erdeibagoly
Italian: Allocco africano
Japanese: afurikahinafukurou
Japanese: アフリカヒナフクロウ
Kwangali: Kakuru
Latin: Ciccaba woodfordii, Strix woodfordi, Strix woodfordii
Lithuanian: Afrikinė miškinė pelėda
Dutch: Afrikaanse Bosuil
Norwegian: Panugle
Polish: puszczyk pregowany, puszczyk pręgowany
Portuguese: Coruja-da-floresta
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-da-floresta
Russian: Африканская лесная сова, Африканская циккаба, Сова африканская лесная
Slovak: sova pruhovaná
Shona: Zizi
Serbian: Afrička šumska sova
Swedish: Afrikansk skogsuggla
Swahili: Bundi-msitu
Tswana: Lerubisana
Turkish: Afrika Alaca Baykuşu
Tsonga: Mankhudu
Xhosa: Ibengwana
Chinese: 非洲林鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲林鴞
Zulu: uMabhengwane

 

         

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