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Ninox novaeseelandiae (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Ninox

Scientific:
  Ninox novaeseelandiae

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.296

Protonym:
  Strix novae Seelandiae

Avibase ID:
  E8E9C26DAFD46DC2

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555480

Geographic range:

  • Ninox novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae: New Zealand and offshore islands
  • Ninox novaeseelandiae albaria: Lord Howe I. Extinct
  • Ninox novaeseelandiae undulata: Norfolk I.
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Morepork
Czech:
  sovka ostrovní
German:
  Kuckuckskauz
Danish:
  Newzealandsk Høgeugle
Spanish:
  Nínox Maorí
Finnish:
  uudenseelanninhaukkapöllö
French:
  Ninoxe boubouk
Italian:
  Civetta Bookbook
Japanese:
  nyu-ji-randoaobazuku
Japanese:
  ニュアジアランドアオバズク
Dutch:
  Nieuw-Zeelandse Boeboekuil
Norwegian:
  Nattsvermerugle
Polish:
  sowica ciemnolica
Russian:
  Рыжебрюхая иглоногая сова
Slovak:
  sovka mopoke
Swedish:
  Nya Zeelandspökuggla
Chinese:
  斑布克鹰鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ninox [novaeseelandiae or leucopsis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Кукувича иглонога сова
Czech: Sovka bubuk, sovka ostrovní
Danish: Newzealandsk Høgeugle
German: Kuckuckskauz, Neuseeland-Kuckuckskauz
English: Australian Boobook, Boobook Owl, Dark Boobook, Fawn-bellied Owl, Marbled Owl, Mopoke, Morepork, New Zealand boobook owl, New Zealand Owl, Ruru, Southern Boobook, Southern Boobook (Morepork), Southern boobook owl, Spotted Owl, Streaked Boobook
Spanish: Lechuza Gavilana Maorí, Lechuza gavilana sureña, Nínox Maorí
Estonian: lõuna-haugaskakk
Finnish: Australianhaukkapöllö, uudenseelanninhaukkapöllö
French: Chouette coucou de Nouvelle-Zélande, Ninoxe boubouk, Ninoxe de Nouvelle-Zélande
Italian: Civetta Bookbook, Gufastore di Nuova Zelanda
Japanese: nyuajiarandoaobazuku, nyu-ji-randoaobazuku
Japanese: ニュアジアランドアオバズク, ニュージーランドアオバズク
Latin: Ninox novaeseelandiae, Ninox novaeseelandiae [novaeseelandiae Group], Ninox novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae
Lithuanian: Naujosios Zelandijos gegutinė pelėdikė
Maori: Ruru
Dutch: Boeboekuil, Nieuw-Zeelandse Boeboekuil
Norwegian: Nattsvermerugle
Polish: sowica ciemnolica
Russian: Кукушечья иглоногая сова, Новозеландская Иглоногая Сова, Рыжебрюхая иглоногая сова
Slovak: Kuvik boobook, sovka mopoke
Swedish: Nya Zeelandspökuggla
Chinese: 斑布克鹰鸮

 

         

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