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Little Owl (Athene noctua) (Scopoli, 1769)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae

Scientific:
  Athene noctua
Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1769)

Protonym:
  Strix noctua

Avibase ID:
  9A7B268C4EF6F803

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555471

Geographic range:

  • Athene noctua noctua: Sardinia, Corsica, Italy and Yugoslavia to Carpathian Mts.
  • Athene noctua glaux: N Africa and coastal Israel (north to Haifa)
  • Athene noctua vidalii: S Baltic to Iberian Pen., Balearic Is., Poland and nw Russia
  • Athene noctua indigena: Balkans to Turkey, s Russia, Transcaucasia and sw Siberia
  • Athene noctua saharae: Morocco to Tunisia s of Atlas, Libya coast, w Egypt and Arabia
  • Athene noctua ludlowi: S-central China and Tibet to n Himalayas
  • Athene noctua plumipes: NE China, Mongolia and Ussuriland
  • Athene noctua orientalis: Extreme nw China and adjacent Siberia
  • Athene noctua impasta: W-central China (Kokonor and w Gansu)
  • Athene noctua spilogastra: Red Sea coast of e Sudan and n Ethiopia
  • Athene noctua somaliensis: E Ethiopia and Somalia
  • Athene noctua lilith: Cyprus; inland Middle East from se Turkey to s Sinai
  • Athene noctua bactriana: Azerbaijan to Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Lake Balkhash
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Little Owl
Czech:
  sýček obecný
German:
  Steinkauz
Danish:
  Kirkeugle
Spanish:
  Mochuelo Europeo
Finnish:
  minervanpöllö
French:
  Chevêche d'Athéna
Icelandic:
  Kattugla
Italian:
  Civetta comune
Japanese:
  kokimmefukurou
Japanese:
  コキンメフクロウ
Dutch:
  Steenuil
Norwegian:
  Kirkeugle
Polish:
  pójdźka
Portuguese:
  Mocho-galego
Russian:
  Домовый сыч
Slovak:
  kuvik obyčajný
Swedish:
  Minervauggla
Chinese:
  纵纹腹小鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 05:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Birdlife checklist version 06:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Chevêche d'Athéna ( Athene noctua)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Chevêche d'Athéna ( Athene noctua)
Clements 1st edition:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 4th edition:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
eBird version 1.50:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
eBird version 1.52:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
eBird version 1.53:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
eBird version 1.54:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
James Lee Peters:
    Athene noctua
James Lee Peters (original):
    Athene noctua
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Athene noctua
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Little Owl ( Athene noctua)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Athene noctua

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Arabic: أم قو يق, البومة الصغيرة, البومة الصغيرة (أم قو يق)
Asturian: Miagón
Azerbaijani: Dam bayquşu, Kor yapalaq, Meşә baүquşu
Belarusian: damavy syč, дамавы сыч, Сыч-сіпель
Bulgarian: obiknovena kukumjavka, Домашна (Обикновена) кукумявка, Домашна кукумявка, обикновена кукумявка
Breton: Ar gaouenn bihan, Chevech, kaouenn vihan, Kaouenn-vihan
Catalan: Miula, Mussol comú, Xot
Catalan (Balears): Miula
Valencian: Xot
Czech: sýček, Sýcek obecný, Sýček obecný, sýèek obecný
Chuvash: Кил-çурт тăмани
Welsh: tylluan fach, Tylluan fechan
Danish: Kirkeugle
German: Steinkauz, Wüstensteinkauz
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκή) Κουκουβάγια, koukouvagia, Κουκκουφκιάος, Κουκουβάγια
Greek (Cypriot): Κουκκουφκιάος
Emiliano-romagnolo: Chiù
English: Little Owl, Northern Little Owl
Esperanto: noktuo
Spanish: mochuelo, Mochuelo Comun, Mochuelo común, Mochuelo Europeo
Estonian: Kivikakk
Basque: mozolo, Mozolo arrunt, Mozoloa, Mussol comú
Finnish: Minervanpöllö
French: chevêche, Chevêche commune, Chevêche d'Athéna, Chouette chevêche
Friulian: civuite
Frisian: Stienûle, stienûltsje
Irish: moucho, ulchabhán beag
Gaelic: Comhachag Bheag
Galician: Escops, Moucho, Moucho de orellas común, Mussol comú
Manx: hullad veg
Hebrew: כוס, כוס החורבות, כוס החרבות
Croatian: Obični ćuk, Sivi Cuk, Sivi Ćuk, sivi čuk
Hungarian: Kuvik
Armenian: [Tnain Bvik ], Տնային Բվիկ
Icelandic: Kattugla
Italian: Civetta, Civetta comune
Japanese: ko kin-me fukurou, kokimmefukurou, kokinmefukurou
Japanese: コキンメフクロウ
Georgian: ჭოტი
Kazakh: Байғыз
Korean: 금눈쇠올빼미
Cornish: Corula, korroula
Latin: Athene noctua
Ladino: ciuita
Lithuanian: pelėdikė
Latvian: majas apogs, mājas apogs
Macedonian: kukumjavka, Домашен був, кукумjавка, Кукумјавка
Mongolian: Хотны бүгээхэй
Malay: Burung Hantu Kuang Kuit
Maltese: kokka tat-tikki
Dutch: Steenuil
Norwegian: Kirkeugle
Occitan: cavèca
Polish: pójdzka, pójdźka, pójdźka (zwyczajna), Pójdźka zwyczajna, Sóweczka
Portuguese: mocho galega, mocho galego, Mocho-galego
Romansh: tschuetta da la mort
Romanian: cucuveaua, cucuveauă
Russian: dodovyj syč, Domovoy Sych, додовый сыч, Домовый сыч, Обыкновенный Домовой Сыч, Обыкновенный домовый сыч, Сыч домовый
Sardinian: cuccumeu, Puzone de s’istria, puzone de s'istria, tirulia
Scots: comhachag bheag
Northern Sami: minervaskuolfi
Slovak: Kuvik obyčajný, kuvik plačlivý
Slovenian: cuk, čuk
Albanian: kukuvajka
Serbian: Cuk, cuk obicni, ćuk obični, Cuk, kukumavka, kukumavka, кукумавка, Ћук, Чук
Swedish: Minervauggla
Turkmen: kukumav
Turkish: Kukumav
Tuvinian: Ыйбааңгы үгү
Ukrainian: sič hatnij, сич хатній, Хатній сич
Sorbian, Lower: sowka
Sorbian, Upper: kulišk, sowka
Chinese: [zong-wen-fu xiao-xiao], 縱紋腹小鴞, 纵纹腹小鸮

 

         

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