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Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta] (= 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:
  FEE35F4C60D1BBD3

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 nigrescens: Dominica (Lesser Antilles)
  • Tyto alba insularis: St. Vincent, Bequia, Union, Carriacou and Grenada
  • 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)
  • Tyto detorta: Cape Verde Islands
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl
Czech:
  Sova pálená
German:
  Schleiereule
Danish:
  Slørugle
Spanish:
  Lechuza Común
Finnish:
  tornipöllö
French:
  Effraie des clochers
Icelandic:
  Turnugla
Italian:
  Barbagianni
Japanese:
  menfukurou
Japanese:
  メンフクロウ
Dutch:
  Kerkuil
Norwegian:
  Tårnugle
Polish:
  płomykówka (zwyczajna)
Portuguese:
  coruja-da-igreja / coruja-das-torres
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Coruja-da-igreja
Russian:
  Сипуха
Slovak:
  plamienka driemavá
Swedish:
  Tornuggla
Chinese:
  仓鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl ( Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta])
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Nonnetjie-uil
Arabic: الهامة
Asturian: Curuxa
Belarusian: Сіпуха
Bulgarian: Забулена сова
Bengali: লক্ষ্মী প্যাঁচা
Breton: Ar gaouenn wenn
Catalan: Òliba
Catalan (Balears): Òliba
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): chawan
Czech: Sova pálená
Welsh: Tylluan wen
Danish: Slørugle
German: Schleiereule
Greek: Ανθρωποπούλλι
Greek (Cypriot): Ανθρωποπούλλι
English: Barn Owl, Barn, Eastern Barn, or Cape Verde Barn Owl
English (Kenya): Barn Owl
Esperanto: turstrigo
Spanish: Lechuza Común
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
Spanish (Spain): Lechuza Común
Spanish (Honduras): Lechuza
Spanish (Mexico): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Panama): Lechuza Común
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Lechuza
Spanish (Paraguay): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Uruguay): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Venezuela): Lechuza de Campanario
Estonian: Loorkakk
Basque: Hontza zuria
Finnish: tornipöllö
Faroese: Hjartaugla
French: Effraie des clochers, Effraie des clochers, E. du Pacifique ou E. du Cap-Vert
Frisian: goudûle
Irish: Scréachóg Reilige
Gaelic: Cailleach-Oidhche Gheal
Galician: Curuxa
Guarani: Suinda
Manx: Screeaghag Oie
Haitian Creole French: Frize
Hebrew: תנשמת
Hindi: Chavu kuruvi
Croatian: Kukuvija
Hungarian: Gyöngybagoly
Indonesian: Burung Serak Jawa
Icelandic: Turnugla
Italian: Barbagianni
Japanese: men-fukurō, menfukurou
Japanese: メンフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 面梟
Cornish: Ula gwyn
Kwangali: Suunsu
Latin: Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta], Tyto alba
Luxembourgish: Tuermeil
Lithuanian: Liepsnotoji peleda
Latvian: Plîvurpûce
Malagasy: Tararaka
Macedonian: Кукавија
Malayalam: വെള്ളി  മൂങ്ങ 
Malay: Burung Jampok Kubur, Burung Jampuk Putih, Burung Pungguk Jelapang
Maltese: Barbaġann
Dutch: Kerkuil
Norwegian: Tårnugle
Sotho, Northern: Leribisi
Polish: płomykówka (zwyczajna)
Pinyin: cāng-xiāo
Portuguese: coruja-da-igreja / coruja-das-torres
Portuguese (Brazil): Coruja-da-igreja
Portuguese (Portugal): Coruja-das-torres
Romansh: Tschuetta velada
Romanian: Striga
Russian: Сипуха
Slovak: plamienka driemavá
Slovenian: Pegasta sova
Shona: Zizi
Albanian: Kukuvajka mjekëroshe
Serbian: kukuvija obična
Sotho, Southern: Sephooko
Swedish: Tornuggla
Swahili: Bundi Babawatoto
Tamil: Koogai Andhai
Thai: นกแสก
Thai (Transliteration): nók sàeek
Turkmen: peçeli baykuş
Tswana: Lerubise
Turkish: Peçeli Baykuş
Tsonga: Xinkhovha
Ukrainian: Сипуха
Vietnamese: Chim Cú lợn, Chim Cú lợn lưng xám
Xhosa: Isikhova
Chinese: 仓鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 倉鴞
Zulu: isiKhova

 

         

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