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Tyto [alba or javanica] (= Tyto alba) (Scopoli, 1769)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Tytonidae
Genus:
  Tyto

Scientific:
  Tyto alba

Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1769)

Reference:
  AnnusIHist.-Nat. p.21

Protonym:
  Strix alba

Avibase ID:
  B69BC028F710D49A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177851

Geographic range:

  • Tyto alba alba: W and s Europe; w Canary Islands and North Africa
  • Tyto alba guttata: Central Europe east to sw European USSR and ne Greece
  • Tyto alba ernesti: Corsica and Sardinia
  • Tyto alba erlangeri: Crete and Cyprus to sw Iran, ne Egypt and s Arabian Peninsula
  • Tyto alba [affinis or hypermetra]: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zanzibar, Pemba, Madagascar, Comoros
  • Tyto alba schmitzi: Madeira and Porto Santo I.
  • Tyto alba gracilirostris: E Canary Islands (Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Alegranza)
  • Tyto alba poensis: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Tyto alba stertens: Indian subcontinent to n Sri Lanka, sw China and s Thailand
  • Tyto alba thomensis: São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Tyto alba furcata: Cuba, Cayman Islands and Jamaica
  • Tyto alba [pratincola or lucayana]: S Canada to n Mexico, Bermuda, Bahamas and Hispaniola
  • Tyto alba [guatemalae or subandeana]: W Guatemala to Panama, Pearl Islands and Colombia
  • Tyto alba bondi: Bay Islands off n Honduras (Roatán and Guanaja)
  • Tyto alba hellmayri: Guianas to n Brazil, Margarita I., Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tyto alba niveicauda: Isle of Pines (off Cuba)
  • Tyto alba contempta: W Colombia to Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru
  • Tyto alba [tuidara or zottae]: Brazil s of the Amazon to Tierra del Fuego and Falkland Is.
  • Tyto alba bargei: Curaçao
  • Tyto alba punctatissima: Galapagos Islands
  • Tyto alba insularis: St. Vincent, Bequia, Union, Carriacou and Grenada
  • Tyto alba nigrescens: Dominica (Lesser Antilles)
  • Tyto javanica javanica: Malay Peninsula to Greater Sundas
  • Tyto javanica sumbaensis: Sumba (Lesser Sundas)
  • Tyto javanica delicatula: Timor to Australia, Solomon Is., Loyalty Is., and Samoa
  • Tyto javanica interposita: N Vanuatu, Santa Cruz Islands and Banks Group
  • Tyto javanica meeki: E New Guinea, Manam and Karkar islands
  • Tyto javanica crassirostris: Tanga I. (Bismarck Archipelago)
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Barn or Eastern Barn Owl
Czech:
  sova pálná
German:
  Schleiereule
Danish:
  Slørugle
Spanish:
  Lechuza de Campanario Común
Finnish:
  tornipöllö
French:
  Effraie des clochers
Icelandic:
  Turnugla
Italian:
  Barbagianni comune
Japanese:
  menfukurou
Japanese:
  メンフクロウ
Dutch:
  Kerkuil
Norwegian:
  Tårnugle
Polish:
  płomykówka
Portuguese:
  Coruja-das-torres
Portuguese (Brazil):
  suindara
Russian:
  Сипуха
Slovak:
  plamienka driemavá
Swedish:
  Tornuggla
Chinese:
  仓鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Barn or Eastern Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba or javanica])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Nonnetjie-uil
Assyrian Neo-aramaic: Buma mnartaya, Bumo mnortoyo
Anaang: Nkurikut
Arabic: Boma Masasa, البومة البيضاء, الهامة, بومة
Arawak: Molokodie
Asturian: Curuxa
Belarusian: sipucha zvyčajnaja, Сіпуха, сіпуха звычайная
Bulgarian: zabulenasova, Забулена сова, забуленасова
Bengali: লক্ষ্মী প্যাঁচা
Bantu, Kaguru: Ikungwi
Bantu, Kimakonde: Namami
Bantu, Kirufiji: Ndundusi
Bantu, Kihame: Bundi, Olmasuru
Bantu, Kilunga: Zyololo
Bantu, Kimwambwe: Zyololo
Bantu, Luganda: Ekiwuggulu
Bantu, Mbwera: Babewatoto
Bondei: Kungwi
Breton: Ar gaouenn wenn, grell voutin
Catalan: Òliba
Catalan (Balears): Òliba
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): chawan
Czech: sova pálená, sova pálná
Welsh: Aderyn corff, Gwdihŵ, tylluan wen, Tylluan ysgubor
Danish: Slørugle
German: Europäische Schleiereule, Schleiereule
Digo: Vumburukulu
Drents: Kerkoel
Greek: peploglauka, Tutω, πεπλόγλαυκα, Τυτώ
Greek (Cypriot): Ανθρωποπούλλι
English: Barn or Eastern Barn Owl, Barn Owl, Common Barn-Owl, European barn owl, West European Barn Owl
Esperanto: turstrigo
Spanish: Lechuza, Lechuza blanca, Lechuza Comun, Lechuza Común, Lechuza Común o Blanca, Lechuza de campanario, Lechuza de Campanario Común, Lechuza ratonera, Lechuzón de Campanario
Spanish (Argentine): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Bolivia): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Chile): Lechuza
Spanish (Colombia): Lechuza Común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Lechuza ratonera
Spanish (Cuba): Lechuza
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Lechuza Blanca, Lechuza Común
Spanish (Honduras): Lechuza
Spanish (Mexico): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Nicaragua): Lechuza Común
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Paraguay): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Uruguay): Lechuza de Campanario, Lechuzón de Campanario
Spanish (Venezuela): Lechuza de Campanario
Estonian: loorkakk
Basque: Gauhontza, hontz zuri, Hontza zuria, Òliba
Finnish: Tornipöllö
Fipa: Zyololo
Faroese: Hjartaugla
French: Chouette effraie, Effraie des clochers, Effraie des clochers ou E. du Pacifique
Fulfulde, Maasina: Foondu sukaa'be
Friulian: barbezuan
Frisian: goudûle, Tsjerkûle
Irish: curuxa común, scréachóg reilige
Gaelic: Cailleach-Oidhche Gheal, Comhachag
Galician: Curuxa, Òliba
Guarani: Suinda
Gronings: Kad-oel
Manx: hullad vane, Screeaghag Oie
Haitian Creole French: Frize
Hebrew: תנשמת, תנשמת לבנה
Hehe: Litui LyaKumahame, Lituyi lya kumahame
Hindi: Chavu kuruvi, Rustak
Hindustani, Caribbean: Oeloekoeleja
Croatian: Kukuvija, kukuvija drijemavica
Hadza: Shuweko
Hungarian: gyöngybagoly
Indonesian: Burung hantu jelapang, Burung Serak Jawa, Serak Jawa
Iraqw: Harkonki
Icelandic: Turnugla
Italian: barbagianni, Barbagianni comune, Barbagianni europeo
Japanese: men-fukurō, menfukurou, メンフクロウ
Mashi: Kubukubu
Japanese: メンフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 面梟
Kami: Bundi
Kinga: Litui LyaKumahame
Korean: 가면올빼미
Krio: Church witch bod
Shambala: Kungwi
Cornish: oula ergh, Ula gwyn
Kwangali: Suunsu
Latin: Tyto [alba or javanica], Tyto alba, Tyto alba alba
Langi: Nkungu
Luxembourgish: Tuermeil
Lithuanian: Lazdynu peleda, Liepsnotoji peleda, liepsnotoji pelėda
Latvian: Plîvurpûce, plīvurpūce
Meru: Ifururu
Malagasy: Hekoheko, Heko-heko, Tararaka, Vorondola, Vorondolo
Macedonian: damčest buv, дамчест був, Забулена утка, Кукавија
Malayalam: വെള്ളി  മൂങ്ങ 
Malay: Burung Jampok Kubur, Burung Jampuk Putih, Burung Pungguk Jelapang, Jampuk putih
Maltese: barbaġann
Mayan languages: Xoch
Dutch: Kerkuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tårnugle
Norwegian: Slørugle, tårnugle
Sotho, Northern: Leribisi
Nyamwezi: Kamuundi
Nyakyusa-ngonde: Ngwiitwa
Occitan: dama blanca
Papiamento: Palabrua
Polish: Kukułka, płomykówka, płomykówka zwyczajna
Pinyin: cāng-xiāo
Portuguese: coruja das torres, Coruja de igreja, coruja-branca, coruja-católica, coruja-da-igreja, Coruja-das-torres, coruja-de-igreja, coruja-rasga-mortalha, Corujja-das-torres, mocho-das-cavernas, rasga-mortalha, sondaia, suiná, suinara, Suindara, tuidara, tuinda
Portuguese (Brazil): coruja-branca, coruja-católica, coruja-da-igreja, coruja-das-torres, coruja-de-igreja, coruja-rasga-mortalha, mocho-das-cavernas, rasga-mortalha, sondaia, suiná, suinara, suindara, tuidara, tuinda
Romansh: tschuetta velada
Romanian: Striga, strigă
Russian: sipuha obyknovennaja, обыкновенная, Обыкновенная сипуха, Сипуха, Сипуха - Амбарная сова, сипуха обыкновенная, Сова сипуха
Luguru: Bundi
Rufiji: Ndundusi
Sandawe: Hiikir(i)
Sangu: Inuyi
Sardinian: Cuccufiu, i-stria bianca, lùgula, puzone de istria
Scots: Cailleach-oidhche
Northern Sami: Toardnaskuolfi
Slovak: plamienka driemavá
Slovenian: pegasta sova
Shona: Zizi
Albanian: Kukuvajka mjekëroshe, kukuvajka mjekroshe
Serbian: kukuvija, kukuvija obicna, kukuvija obična, кукувиjа, Кукувија
Sranan: Puspusi-owroekoekoe
Sotho, Southern: Sephooko
Sukuma: kaBundi
Swedish: Tornuggla
Swahili: Bundi Babawatoto, Bundi-Babawatoto
Swahili, Mvita: Babe-watoto
Swahili, Unguja: Babewatoto, Bundi
Tamil: Koogai Andhai
Timne: Ahn yufu
Thai: นกแสก
Thai (Transliteration): nók sàeek
Turkmen: peçeli baykuş
Tswana: Lerubise
Turkish: Peçeli Baykuş
Tsonga: Madzukuya, Xinkhovha
Twents: Kat-oel
Tamazight, Central Atlas: Imiaroof
Ukrainian: sipuha, сипуха
Vietnamese: Chim Cú lợn, Chim Cú lợn lưng xám, Cú lợn lưng xám
Wanji: Lituje
Sorbian, Lower: pisana sowa, wokata
Sorbian languages: Wokata/Pisana sowa
Sorbian, Upper: pisana sowa, wokata
Xhosa: Isikhova
Chinese: 仓, 仓号鸟, 仓鸮, 倉鴞
Chinese (Traditional): 倉鴞
Zigula: Kungwi
Zulu: isiKhova

 

         

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