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West Solomons Owl

Ninox jacquinoti (Bonaparte, CLJL 1850)

The West Solomons owl, also referred to as the West Solomons boobook, is a small to medium-sized owl, measuring 23–31 cm (9.1–12.2 in) in length. Its upperparts are rusty brown, sometimes spotted or barred with white, its chest is buffy white, sometimes spotted or barred with brown, and its creamy belly is unmarked. It has a grayish-brown facial disc, edged by narrow white eyebrows and a band of white across the throat. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Ninox
Scientific:
  Ninox jacquinoti


Original description

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, CLJL 1850)

Reference:
   Conspect. Gen. Avium 1 p.42

Protonym:
  Athene jacquinoti

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43560067


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  20687BEA07A9D47E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-20687BEA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/20687BEA


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555492

Geographic range:

  • Ninox jacquinoti jacquinoti: Central Solomon Islands (Santa Isabel and San Jorge)
  • Ninox jacquinoti eichhorni: N Solomon Islands (Buka, Bougainville and Choiseul)
  • Ninox jacquinoti mono: Mono (nw Solomon Islands)
  • Ninox jacquinoti floridae: Florida Group (central Solomon Islands)
English:
West Solomons Owl
Catalan:
Nínox de Jacquinot
Czech:
sovka šalomounská
Danish:
Salomonhøgeugle
German:
Salomonenkauz
Spanish:
Nínox de las Salomón occidentales
Finnish:
salomoninpöllö
French:
Ninoxe de Jacquinot
Croatian:
solomonska ćukuša
Hungarian:
salamon-szigeteki héjabagoly
Italian:
Gufastore delle Salomone
Japanese:
ソロモンアオバズク
Lithuanian:
saliamoninė aštrianagė pelėda
Dutch:
West-Salomonsvalkuil
Norwegian:
Salomonfalkugle
Polish:
pójdźka melanezyjska
Portuguese:
mocho-das-salomão-ocidentais
Russian:
Соломонская иглоногая сова
Slovak:
kuvik šalamúnsky
Serbian:
Bubuk sa Solomonskih ostrva
Swedish:
salomonuggla
Ukrainian:
сова-голконіг меланезійська
Chinese:
所罗门鹰鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
所羅門鷹鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
West Solomons Owl ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate] ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Solomons Boobook (West Solomons) ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Solomons Boobook (West Solomons) ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Solomons Boobook (West Solomons) ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Solomons Boobook (West Solomons) ( Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
West Solomons Boobook ( Ninox jacquinoti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
West Solomons Owl ( Athene jacquinoti) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ninox [jacquinoti, granti, malaitae or roseoaxillaris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Nínox de Jacquinot, Nínox de les illes Salomó
Czech: sovka šalomounská
Danish: Salomonhøgeugle
German: Salomonenkauz, Salomonenkauz [jacquinoti-Gruppe]
English: Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl [nominate], Solomons Boobook (West Solomons), Solomons Boobook [jacquinoti], West Solomons Boobook, West Solomons Owl
English, HBW: West Solomons Boobook
English (IOC): Solomons Boobook (West Solomons), West Solomons Owl
English (United States): Solomons Boobook (West Solomons)
Spanish: Lechuza Gavilana de Solomón, Nínox de las Salomón occidentales, Ninox de Las Salomón Occidentales (grupo jacquinoti)
Spanish (Spain): Ninox de las Salomón occidentales (grupo jacquinoti)
Estonian: saalomonisaarte haugaskakk
Finnish: salomoninpöllö
French: Chevêche de Jacquinot, Ninoxe de Jacquinot, Ninoxe de Jacquinot [jacquinoti], Ninoxe de Jacquinot [nominal]
Croatian: solomonska ćukuša
Hungarian: salamon-szigeteki héjabagoly
Italian: Gufastore delle Salomone
Japanese (romaji): soromon'aobazuku (jacquinoti guru-pu)
Japanese: ソロモンアオバズク, ソロモンアオバズク (jacquinoti グループ), ソロモンアオバズク(jacquinoti グループ)
Scientific: Athene jacquinoti, Ninox jacquinoti, Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti Group], Ninox jacquinoti [jacquinoti], Ninox jacquinoti jacquinoti
Lithuanian: saliamoninė aštrianagė pelėda
Dutch: Salomonsvalkuil, West-Salomonsvalkuil
Norwegian: Salomonfalkugle, salomonfalkugle (jacquinoti gr.)
Polish: pójdźka melanezyjska, sowica melanezyjska [gr. jacquinoti]
Portuguese: mocho-das-salomão-ocidentais
Portuguese (Portugal): coruja-gavião-das-salomão-ocidentais [grupo jacquinoti]
Russian: Соломонская иглоногая сова, Соломонская иглоногая сова [группа jacquinoti]
Slovak: kuvik šalamúnsky, kuvik šalamúnsky (skup.)
Serbian: Bubuk sa Solomonskih ostrva
Swedish: salomonspökuggla [gruppen jacquinoti], salomonuggla
Turkish: Yakalı Bubuk, Yakalı bubuk [jacquinoti grubu]
Ukrainian: сова-голконіг меланезійська
Chinese: 所罗门鹰鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 所羅門鷹鴞

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