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Northern Saw-whet Owl

Aegolius acadicus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) is a small owl native to North America. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Aegolius

Scientific:
  Aegolius acadicus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.296

Protonym:
  Strix acadica

Avibase ID:
  26BA25EFD0F06DF7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26BA25EF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177942

Geographic range:

  • Aegolius acadicus acadicus: Mixed woodlands of s Alaska to s Mexico
  • Aegolius acadicus brooksi: Queen Charlotte Islands (off British Columbia)
English:
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Czech:
sýc americký
German:
Sägekauz
Danish:
Lille Perleugle
Spanish:
Mochuelo Cabezón
Finnish:
amerikanhelmipöllö
French:
Petite Nyctale
Icelandic:
Hnitugla
Italian:
Civetta capogrosso del Nordamerica
Japanese:
amerikakinmefukurou
Japanese:
アメリカキンメフクロウ
Dutch:
Zaaguil
Norwegian:
Slipeugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Slipeugle
Polish:
wlochatka mala
Portuguese:
Mocho-amolador
Russian:
Североамериканский мохноногий сыч
Slovak:
pôtik škripľavý
Swedish:
rostpärluggla
Ukrainian:
Сич північний
Chinese:
棕榈鬼鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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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 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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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):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petite Nyctale ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petite Nyctale ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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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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Clements, version 2019:
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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:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [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):
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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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 2.9:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aegolius acadicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aegolius [acadicus or ridgwayi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Американска пернатонога кукумявка
Catalan: Mussol acadià
Czech: sýc americký
Danish: Lille Perleugle
German: Sägekauz
English: Northern saw-whet owl, Saw-whet Owl
English (IOC): Northern Saw-whet Owl
Spanish: Lechuza norteña, Mochuelo Cabezón, Tecolote afilador, Tecolote Oyamelero Norteño, Tecolote-abetero Norteño
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Cabezón
Spanish (HBW): Northern Saw-whet Owl
Spanish (Mexico): tecolote afilador, Tecolote Oyamelero Norteño, Tecolote-abetero Norteño
Estonian: töbikakk
Finnish: Amerikanhelmipöllö
French: Nyctale d'Acadie, Petite Nyctale
Hungarian: fűrészbagoly
Icelandic: Hnitugla
Italian: Civetta capogrosso del Nordamerica
Japanese: amerikakinmefukurou
Japanese: アメリカキンメフクロウ
Scientific: Aegolius acadicus, Aegolius acadicus acadicus, Strix acadica
Lithuanian: Amerikinė lututė
Latvian: čīgātājapogs
Dutch: Zaaguil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Slipeugle
Norwegian: Slipeugle
Polish: wlochatka mala, Włochatka mała
Portuguese: Mocho-amolador
Russian: Новошотландский Мохноногий Сыч, Североамериканский мохноногий сыч, Североамериканский сыч
Slovak: kuvik škripľavý, pôtik škripľavý
Serbian: Severnoamerička gaćasta kukumavka
Swedish: Rostpärluggla
Turkish: Kızıl Benekli Paçalı Baykuş
Ukrainian: Сич північний
Chinese: 棕榈鬼鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 棕櫚鬼鴞

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