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Seychelles Owl

Otus insularis (Tristram, 1880)

The Seychelles Scops Owl (Otus insularis), also known as Bare-legged Scops Owl or Syer (in Creole) is a rare scops owl species, which only occurs in the Morne Seychellois National Park on the Seychelles island of Mahé. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Otus

Scientific:
  Otus insularis

Citation:
  (Tristram, 1880)

Reference:
  Ibis p.458

Protonym:
  Gymnoscops insularis

Avibase ID:
  0A22AE9B10DF435A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0A22AE9B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 202272


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Otus insularis: Highland forests of Mahé (Seychelles)
English:
Seychelles Owl
Czech:
výreček ostrovní
German:
Seychellen-Zwergohreule
Danish:
Seycheller-dværghornugle
Spanish:
Autillo de Seychelles
Finnish:
seychellienpöllönen
French:
Petit-duc scieur
Italian:
Assiolo delle Seychelles
Japanese:
se-sherukonohazuku
Japanese:
セーシェルコノハズク
Dutch:
Seychellendwergooruil
Norwegian:
Mahéugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mahéugle
Polish:
syczek seszelski
Russian:
Сейшельская совка
Slovak:
výrik seychelský
Swedish:
seychelldvärguv
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка магейська
Chinese:
裸腿角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Seychelles Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit-duc scieur ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit-duc scieur ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
Clements 4th edition:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Bare-legged Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Bare-legged Scops Owl ( Otus insularis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Seychelles Scops-owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Seychelles Scops Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis)
James Lee Peters:
Otus insularis
James Lee Peters (original):
Otus insularis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Otus insularis
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Seychelles Scops-Owl ( Otus insularis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus insularis [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus insularis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [manadensis, magicus, alfredi, insularis or beccarii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Xot de les Seychelles
Czech: Výrecek ostrovní, výreček ostrovní
Danish: Seychellerdværghornugle, Seycheller-dværghornugle
German: Seychelleneule, Seychellen-Zwergohreule
English: Bare-legged Scops Owl, Bare-legged Scops-Owl, Moluccan Scops-Owl, Seychelles Bare-legged Scops Owl, Seychelles Owl, Seychelles Scops Owl, Seychelles Scops-Owl
English (United Kingdom): Seychelles Scops Owl
English (IOC): Seychelles Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo de Seychelles, Autillo Descalzo
Spanish (Spain): Autillo de Seychelles
Spanish (HBW): Seychelles Scops-Owl
Estonian: seišelli päll
Finnish: Seychellienpöllönen
French: Hibou petit-duc scieur, Petit-duc scieur
Hungarian: Seychelle-szigeteki füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo delle Seychelles, Assiolo zampenude
Japanese: seasherukonohazuku, se-sherukonohazuku
Japanese: セアシェルコノハズク, セーシェルコノハズク, セーシェルコノハヅク
Scientific: Gymnoscops insularis, Otus insularis, Otus magicus insularis
Lithuanian: Seišelinis apuokėlis
Dutch: Seychellendwergooruil, Seychellen-dwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mahéugle
Norwegian: Mahéugle
Polish: syczek seszelski
Russian: Сейшельская совка, Совка сейшельская
Slovak: výrik seychelský
Serbian: Sejšelski ćuk
Swedish: Seychelldvärguv
Turkish: Seyşel İshakkuşu
Ukrainian: Сплюшка магейська
Chinese: 裸腿角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 塞席爾角鴞

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