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Southern White-faced Owl

Ptilopsis granti (Kollibay, 1910)

The Southern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti) is a fairly small owl in the family Strigidae. It is native to the southern half of Africa. It was formerly regarded as a subspecies of the Northern White-faced Owl (P. leucopsis) but the two are now commonly treated as separate species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Ptilopsis

Scientific:
  Ptilopsis granti

Citation:
  (Kollibay, 1910)

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. 18 p.148

Protonym:
  Pisorhina leucotis granti

Avibase ID:
  023D6E38C27C9C4E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/023D6E38

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686682

Geographic range:

  • Ptilopsis granti: southeastern Gabon, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Uganda, and southwestern Kenya south to Namibia, northern and central South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Mozambique
English:
Southern White-faced Owl
Czech:
výreček Grantův
German:
Südbüscheleule
Danish:
Kapdværghornugle
Spanish:
Autillo Cariblanco Sureño
Finnish:
kirjonaamapöllönen
French:
Petit-duc de Grant
Icelandic:
Fésugla
Italian:
Assiolo facciabianca meridionale
Japanese:
minamiafurikaookonohazuku
Japanese:
ミナミアフリカオオコノハズク
Dutch:
Zuidelijke Witwangdwergooruil
Norwegian:
Rødøyeugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudaugeugle
Polish:
szlarogłówka południowa
Portuguese:
Mocho-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
Южная белолицая африканская совка
Slovak:
myšiarka sivá
Swedish:
sydlig gråuggla
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка південна
Chinese:
南白脸角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis erlangeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis erlangeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit-duc de Grant ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Otus leucotis granti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Southern White-faced Owl ( Ptilopsis granti) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Otus leucotis granti [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Otus leucotis granti [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ptilopsis erlangeri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ptilopsis erlangeri [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a 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, Witwanguil (Suidelike Witwanguil)
Catalan: Xot carablanc meridional
Czech: výreček Grantův
Danish: Kapdværghornugle
German: Grant-Weißgesichtseule, Südbüscheleule, Weißgesicht-Ohreule
English: Southern White-faced Owl, Southern white-faced scops owl, Southern White-faced Scops-Owl, White-faced Scops Owl
English (IOC): Southern White-faced Owl
English (Kenya): Southern White-faced Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo Cariblanco Sureño, Autillo de Cara Blanca Sureño
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Cariblanco Sureño
Spanish (HBW): Southern White-faced Owl
Estonian: lõuna-savannipäll
Finnish: kirjonaamapöllönen
French: Petit-duc à face blanche, Petit-duc de Grant
Hungarian: déli pamatos füleskuvik
Icelandic: Fésugla
Italian: Assiolo facciabianca meridionale
Japanese: minamiafurikaookonohazuku
Japanese: ミナミアフリカオオコノハズク
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Otus granti, Otus leucotis granti, Pisorhina leucotis granti, Ptilopsis erlangeri, Ptilopsis granti, Ptilopsis leucotis granti, Ptilopsus granti
Lithuanian: Pietinis baltaveidis apuokėlis
Dutch: Witwangdwergooruil , Zuidelijke Witwangdwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudaugeugle
Norwegian: Rødøyeugle
Polish: szlarogłówka południowa
Portuguese: Mocho-de-faces-brancas
Russian: Белолицая Совка, Совка южная белолицая, Южная белолицая африканская совка, Южная белолицая совка
Slovak: myšiarka sivá
Shona: Zizi
Swedish: sydlig gråuggla, Sydlig vitkindad dvärguv
Tswana: Lerubisana
Turkish: Karaca Puhucuk
Tsonga: Kurkurtavoni
Ukrainian: Сплюшка південна
Chinese: 南白脸角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 南方白臉角鴞
Zulu: uMandubulu

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