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Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma]

Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma] (= Strix aluco) Linnaeus, C 1758

The tawny owl is commonly found in woodlands across much of Eurasia and North Africa, and has 11 recognized subspecies. It is a stocky, medium-sized owl, whose underparts are pale with dark streaks, and whose upper body may be either brown or grey. The tawny owl typically makes its nest in a tree hole where it can protect its eggs and young against potential predators. It is non-migratory and highly territorial: as a result, when young birds grow up and leave the parental nest, if they cannot find a vacant territory to claim as their own, they will often starve. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Strix
Scientific:
  Strix aluco


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.93

Protonym:
  Strix Aluco

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/764491


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  25735E957BEDC05A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-25735E95

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/25735E95


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555428

Geographic range:

  • Strix aluco aluco: N and e Europe to Ukraine, Crimea, Balkans and Black Sea
  • Strix aluco sylvatica: Britain, France, Iberia, s Italy, Greece, w and central Turkey
  • Strix aluco biddulphi: Pakistan and nw India
  • Strix aluco siberiae: Ural Mountains to w Siberia
  • Strix aluco willkonskii: NE Turkey, Caucasus and nw Iran to Turkmenistan
  • Strix aluco sanctinicolai: Zagros Mountains (ne Iraq and w Iran)
  • Strix aluco harmsi: Turkestan
  • Strix mauritanica: Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Strix nivicolum yamadae: Mountains of s Taiwan
  • Strix nivicolum ma: NE China and Korea
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English:
Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma]
French:
Chouette hulotte [incl. yamadae, ma]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma] ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma] ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma] ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma] ( Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma])
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Tawny Owl ( Strix aluco) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Strix [aluco or nivicolum]

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Arabic: البومة السمراء
Asturian: Curuxu
Azerbaijani: Boz yapalaqca
Belarusian: Шэрая кугакаўка
Bulgarian: Горска улулица
Breton: Ar gaouenn penn tev
Catalan: Gamarús
Czech: Puštík obecný
Welsh: Tylluan Frech
Danish: Natugle
German: Waldkauz
Greek: (Κοινός) Χουχουριστής
English: Eurasian tawny owl, Tawny Owl, Tawny Owl [incl. yamadae, ma], Tawny wood owl
Esperanto: arbarstrigo
Spanish: Cárabo, Cárabo Común
Estonian: Kodukakk
Basque: Urubia
Finnish: lehtopöllö
Faroese: músagjóð
French: Chouette hulotte, Chouette hulotte [incl. yamadae, ma]
Frisian: wâldûle
Irish: avelaiona
Gaelic: Cailleach-Oidhche
Galician: Avelaiona
Hebrew: לילית
Hungarian: Macskabagoly
Armenian: Անտառաբու
Icelandic: Náttugla
Italian: Allocco, Allocco comune
Japanese (romaji): mori fukurō, morifukurou
Japanese: モリフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 森梟
Georgian: ბუ, ტყის ბუ
Kazakh: Кәдімгі жапалақ
Korean: 올빼미
Korean (Transliteration): olppaemi
Cornish: Perthuan
Scientific: Strix aluco, Strix aluco [incl. yamadae and ma], Strix aluco aluco
Luxembourgish: Bëschkauz
Lithuanian: Namine peleda
Latvian: meža puce
Macedonian: Шумски (Обичен) був
Dutch: Bosuil
Norwegian: Kattugle
Polish: puszczyk, puszczyk (zwyczajny), puszczyk zwyczajny
Pinyin: huī lín-xiāo, mù xiāo, sēn xiāo
Portuguese: Coruja-do-mato
Romansh: Tschuetta
Romanian: huhurez
Russian: Обыкновенная неясыть, Серая неясыть
Slovak: sova obyčajná
Slovenian: Lesna sova
Albanian: Kukuvajka e pyjeve
Serbian: šumska sova
Swedish: Kattuggla
Turkmen: alaca baykuş
Turkish: Alaca Baykuş
Ukrainian: Сова сіра
Vietnamese: Chim Hù nivicon, Chim Hù xám, Hù nivicon
Chinese: *灰林鸮, 木鸮, 森鸮, 灰林鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 木鴞, 森鴞, 灰林鴞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰林鴞
Chinese (Taiwan): 灰林鸮

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