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African Scops-Owl
Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus] (= Otus senegalensis) (Swainson, 1837)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Otus

Scientific:
  Otus senegalensis

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1837)

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. 1 p.127

Protonym:
  Scops Senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  CB1D776F5D3144AD

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686649

Geographic range:

  • Otus senegalensis senegalensis: Widespread sub-Saharan Africa
  • Otus senegalensis nivosus: SE Kenya (lower Tana River to Lali Hills)
  • Otus senegalensis feae: Pagulu (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Otus pamelae: southern Arabian Peninsula, from southwestern Saudi Arabia to Oman
  • Otus socotranus: Socotra
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl
Czech:
  výreček africký
German:
  Afrika-Zwergohreule
Danish:
  Savannedværghornugle
Spanish:
  Autillo Africano
Finnish:
  afrikanpöllönen
French:
  Petit-duc africain
Icelandic:
  African Scops-Owl
Italian:
  Assiolo africano
Japanese:
  afurikakonohazuku
Japanese:
  アフリカコノハズク
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian:
  Akasieugle
Polish:
  syczek afrykanski
Portuguese:
  Mocho-de-orelhas-africano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Scops-Owl
Russian:
  Африканская совка
Slovak:
  výrik africký
Swedish:
  Afrikansk dvärguv
Chinese:
  非洲角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis or socotranus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Petit-duc africain ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Petit-duc africain ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Otus senegalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Otus senegalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Otus senegalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Otus senegalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Otus senegalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Skopsuil
Bulgarian: Африкански чухъл
Catalan: Xot africà
Czech: Výrecek africký, výreček africký
Danish: Savannedværghornugle
German: Afrikanische Zwergohreule, Afrika-Zwergohreule, Afrika-Zwerohreule
English: African or Socotra Scops-Owl, African Scops Owl, African Scops-Owl, African, Arabian or Socotra Scops-Owl, Annobon Scops Owl, Cape Scops Owl, Common Scops Owl, Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo Africano
Estonian: aafrika salupäll
Finnish: Afrikanpöllönen
French: Hibou petit-duc africain, Petit-duc africain, Petit-duc africain ou P.-d. de Socotra, Petit-duc africain, P.-d. d'Arabie ou P.-d. de Socotra
Hebrew: שעיר, שעיר מצוי
Hungarian: afrikai füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo africano
Japanese: afurikakonohazuku
Japanese: アフリカコノハズク, アフリカコノハヅク
Kwangali: Kakuru
Latin: Otus [senegalensis or socotranus], Otus [senegalensis, pamelae or socotranus], Otus scops senegalensis, Otus senegalensis
Lithuanian: Afrikinis apuokėlis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian: Akasieugle
Polish: syczek afrykanski, syczek afrykański
Portuguese: Mocho-de-orelhas-africano
Russian: Африканская совка, Совка африканская, Совка сенегальская
Slovak: výrik africký
Shona: Chipotonho
Swedish: Afrikansk dvärguv
Swahili: Mtiti wa Afrika
Tswana: Lerubisana
Tsonga: Xikhotlwana
Chinese: 非洲角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲角鴞

 

         

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