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Northern White-faced Owl
Ptilopsis leucotis (Temminck, 1820)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Ptilopsis

Scientific:
  Ptilopsis leucotis

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1820)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.3 pl.16

Protonym:
  Strix leucotis

Avibase ID:
  E561A180ED8942F7

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686681

Geographic range:

  • Ptilopsis leucotis: Senegambia to Somalia, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, and central Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Northern White-faced Owl
Czech:
  výreček bělolící
German:
  Nordbüscheleule
Danish:
  Hvidmasket Dværghornugle
Spanish:
  Autillo Cariblanco Norteño
Finnish:
  valkonaamapöllönen
French:
  Petit-duc à face blanche
Icelandic:
  Northern White-faced Owl
Italian:
  Assiolo facciabianca settentrionale
Japanese:
  afurikaookonohazuku
Japanese:
  アフリカオオコノハズク
Dutch:
  Noordelijke Witwangdwergooruil
Norwegian:
  Hvitfjesugle
Polish:
  syczek bialolicy
Portuguese:
  Mocho de faces brancas
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Northern White-faced Owl
Russian:
  Белолицая совка
Slovak:
  myšiarka bielolíca
Swedish:
  nordlig gråuggla
Chinese:
  白脸角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Petit-duc à face blanche ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Northern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis leucotis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ptilopsis leucotis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ptilopsis leucotis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ptilopsis [leucotis or granti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witwanguil
Bulgarian: Белолик чухъл
Catalan: Xot carablanc septentrional
Czech: výreček bělolící
Danish: Hvidmasket Dværghornugle
German: Büscheleule, Nordbüscheleule
English: Northern White-faced Owl, Southern White-faced Scops-Owl, Whitefaced Owl, White-faced Owl, White-faced Scops Owl, White-faced Scops-Owl
English (Kenya): Northern White-faced Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo Cariblanco Norteño, Autillo de Cara Blanca Sureño
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Cariblanco Norteño
Estonian: savannipäll
Finnish: Valkonaamapöllönen
French: Petit-duc à face blanche, Petit-duc à face blanche de Grant, Petit-duc à face blanche de Temminck
Hungarian: pamatos füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo facciabianca, Assiolo facciabianca settentrionale
Japanese: afurikaookonohazuku
Japanese: アフリカオオコノハズク
Latin: Otus leucotis, Otus leucotis granti, Ptilopsis granti, Ptilopsis leucotis
Lithuanian: Šiaurinis baltaveidis apuokėlis
Dutch: Noordelijke Witwangdwergooruil, Witwangdwergooruil
Norwegian: Hvitfjesugle
Polish: syczek bialolicy, syczek białolicy, szlarogłówka północna
Portuguese: Mocho de faces brancas, Mocho-de-face-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-de-face-branca
Russian: Белолицая совка, Сова северная белолицая
Slovak: myšiarka bielolíca
Swedish: nordlig gråuggla, Nordlig vitkindad dvärguv
Swahili: Mtiti Uso-mweupe
Turkish: Akça Puhucuk
Chinese: 白脸角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 北方白臉角鴞

 

         

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