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Eurasian Scops-Owl

Otus scops (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The Eurasian scops owl, also known as the European scops owl or just scops owl, is a small owl in the typical owl family Strigidae. Its breeding range extends from southern Europe eastwards to southern Siberia and the western Himalayas. It is migratory, wintering in Africa south of the Sahara. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Otus
Scientific:
  Otus scops


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.92

Protonym:
  Strix Scops

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/764490


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2C7AA1546D80617E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2C7AA154

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2C7AA154


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555376

Geographic range:

  • Otus scops scops: France and Medit. is. to Volga R., n Greece and Transcaucasia
  • Otus scops mallorcae: Iberian Pen., Balearic Is., n Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Otus scops cycladum: S Greece and Crete, s Asia Minor, Israel, s Turkey and Jordan
  • Otus scops turanicus: Iraq through Iran and s Transcaspia to nw Pakistan
  • Otus scops pulchellus: Volga R. to Lake Baikal and south to Altai and Tien Shan Mts.
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English:
Eurasian Scops-Owl
Catalan:
Xot eurasiàtic
Czech:
výreček malý
Danish:
Dværghornugle
German:
Zwergohreule
Spanish:
Autillo Europeo
Spanish (Spain):
Autillo europeo
Finnish:
kyläpöllönen
French:
Petit-duc scops
Croatian:
Ćuk
Hungarian:
Füleskuvik
Icelandic:
Skopugla
Italian:
Assiolo
Japanese:
ヨーロッパコノハズク
Lithuanian:
Apuokėlis
Dutch:
Dwergooruil
Norwegian:
dverghornugle
Polish:
syczek
Portuguese:
mocho-d'orelhas
Portuguese (Brazil):
Mocho-dos-banhados
Russian:
Сплюшка
Slovak:
výrik lesný
Serbian:
Ćuk
Swedish:
dvärguv
Ukrainian:
Совка
Chinese:
西红角鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
歐亞角鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eurasian Scops-Owl [nominate] ( Otus scops [scops])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eurasian Scops-Owl [nominate] ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Eurasian Scops-owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Eurasian Scops-owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Eurasian Scops-owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]
eBird version 1.55:
European Scops-Owl (European) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 5]
eBird version 2015:
European Scops-Owl (European) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 5]
eBird version 2016:
European Scops-Owl (European) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 5]
eBird version 2017:
European Scops-Owl (European) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 5]
eBird version 2018:
Eurasian Scops-Owl (Eurasian) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Eurasian Scops-Owl (Eurasian) ( Otus scops [scops Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Eurasian Scops-Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Eurasian Scops Owl ( Otus scops) [version 6]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [scops or cyprius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Abkhazian: аТыӷәазал
Afrikaans: Eurasiese skopsuil
Arabic: الثبج, ثَبَجٌ أوْرَاسِيٌّ, ثبج اوروبي اوراسي (مجموعة)
Asturian: Coruxín, Tubeca europea, Tubeca europea [triba scops]
Azerbaijani: adi meşə bayquşcuğu, meşə bayquşcuğu, Meşə bayquşu, Meşə bayquşu [scops qrupu], meşə yapalağı
Bashkir: бесәйбаш ябалаҡ, йоҡосан ябалаҡ, ҡолаҡлы ябалаҡ, һыҙғыраҡ ябалаҡ, япалаҡ
Belarusian: Cоўка-сплюшка, Соўка-сплюшка
Bulgarian: Обикновен чухал, Чухал, Чухал (Група scops), Чухал [Група scops]
Bengali: িআিঈময঱ীয় চনভ঩যাুঁচা
Bengali (transliteration): i'urēśīẏa nimapyām̐cā*
Breton: Ar toud korr, Toud korr
Catalan: Xot, xot eurasiàtic, Xot eurasiàtic [grup scops]
Catalan (Balears): Mussol
Valencian: Duc petit
Montenegrin: ćuk, ћук
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): ћук
Czech: výreček malý, výreček malý [skupina scops], výreček malý evropský
Chuvash: Пĕчĕк тăмана
Welsh: Tylluan scops, Tylluan sgops
Danish: Dværghornugle, Dværghornugle (Europæisk), Dværghornugle, Almindelig [scops Gruppe]
German: Zwergohreule, Zwergohreule [scops Gruppe], Zwergohreule [scops-Gruppe], Zwergohreule-scops
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκός) Γκιώνης, Γκιώvης, Γκιώνης, Γκιώνης [scops ομάδα]
Greek (Cypriot): Θουπί
English: Eurasian Scops Owl, Eurasian Scops-Owl, Eurasian Scops-Owl (Eurasian), Eurasian Scops-Owl [nominate], European Scops-Owl (European)
English (United Kingdom): Eurasian Scops Owl, Eurasian Scops Owl (Eurasian), European Scops Owl, European Scops Owl (European)
English, HBW: Eurasian Scops-owl, Eurasian Scops-Owl (Eurasian)
English (IOC): Eurasian Scops Owl
English (Kenya): Eurasian Scops Owl, Eurasian Scops Owl (European)
English (UAE): Eurasian Scops Owl, Eurasian Scops Owl (Eurasian)
English (United States): Eurasian Scops-Owl, Eurasian Scops-Owl (Eurasian)
Esperanto: malgranda orelstrigo
Spanish: Autillo europeo, Autillo Europeo (europeo)
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Europeo, Autillo europeo (Europeo), Autillo Europeo [scops Group]
Spanish (HBW): European Scops-Owl (European)
Spanish (Mexico): Buho-cornudo Caricafe
Estonian: salupäll
Basque: Apo-hontz, Apo-hontza, Apo-hontza [scops taldekoa]
Evenki: kyhaafky
Persian: مرغِ حق اوراسیایی, مرغ حق معمولی, مرغ حق معمولی [scops Group]
Finnish: kyläpöllönen, kyläpöllönen [alalaji scops]
Faroese: Lítil kattúgla, Lítil kattúla, Lítil kattúla (Evropisk)
French: Petit-duc scops, Petit-duc scops (scops), Petit-duc scops [nominal], Petit-duc scops [scops]
Friulian: catùs, Çus, gufut
Frisian: Lytse earûle
Irish: Mionulchabhán, Ulchabhán Scopach
Galician: Moucho de orellas, Moucho de orellas europeo, Moucho de orellas europeo [grupo scops]
Manx: Hullad scoppagh
Hebrew: שעיר מצוי, שעיר מצוי (אירואסייתי)
Croatian: Ćuk, Ćuk (europski)
Hungarian: füleskuvik, Füleskuvik (Európai)
Armenian: Եվրոպական բվիկ, Եվրոպական բվիկ (Եվրասիական)
Icelandic: Skopugla, Skopugla [scops hópur]
Italian: Assiolo, Assiolo [gruppo scops], Assiolo eurasiatico
Japanese (romaji): yo-roppakonohazuku (scops guru-pu)
Japanese: ヨーロッパコノハズク, ヨーロッパコノハズク (scops グループ)
Japanese (Kanji): ヨーロッパ木の葉木菟
Georgian: წყრომი
Kabardian: жьынду цӀыкӀу, жьындуцӀыкӀу
Khakas: Паан
Kazakh: Маубас жапалақ, маубас жапалақша, ұйқышыл қоңыр көбелек
Kazakh (Transliteration): mawbas japalaq
Korean: 소쩍새
Karachay-Balkar: къая гылынкъуш, укучук
Cornish: Oula kernik
Kirghiz: итчак, кадимки бабырган
Scientific: Otus scops, Otus scops [scops Group], Otus scops [scops], Otus scops scops, Strix Scops
Luxembourgish: Kleng Huereil, Zwerghuereil
Ladin: Ciuita
Lithuanian: Apuokėlis, Apuokėlis [scops grupė], paprastasis apuokėlis
Latvian: Mazā ausainā pūcīte, Mazā ausainā pūcīte (scops gr.), mazā pūcīte
Macedonian: ќук
Mongolian: Ердийн орволго, заамт орволго, Орволго
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠶᠡᠷᠣᠳᠠ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠣᠷᠪᠣᠯᠭ᠎ᠠ 
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠯᠠᠪᠢᠷ ᠣᠷᠪᠠᠯᠭᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Улаавар орволго
Mongolian (Transliteration): orovlog
Moldavian: Ciuș, Ciuf pitic
Malay: Burung hantu telinga panjang
Maltese: Kokka, kokka-skops Ewroasjatika, kokki
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): заамт орволго
Dutch: Dwergooruil, Dwergooruil (Europees)
Norwegian: Dverghornugle, dverghornugle (scops gr.)
Occitan: Duganèl
Polish: syczek, syczek (gr. scops), syczek (zwyczajny), syczek [gr. scops]
Pinyin: hóng jiǎo-xiāo
Portuguese: mocho-d'orelhas
Portuguese (Brazil): Mocho-dos-banhados
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-d'orelhas, Mocho-d'orelhas [grupo scops], mocho-d'orelhas-europeu
Romansh: Piv nanina
Rhaeto-Romance: Piv nanin
Romanian: Ciuș, Ciuş
Romany: Ciuf
Russian: Cплюшка, Обыкновенная сплюшка, Сплюшка, Сплюшка [группа scops]
Sardinian: Tonca
Northern Sami: Deaggabealljeloađgu, Deaggabealljeloaðgu
Slovak: výrik lesný, výrik lesný (skup.)
Slovenian: veliki skovik, Veliki skovik [scops]
Albanian: Gjoni
Serbian: Ćuk, Ćuk [scops grupa], ćuk ušati
Swedish: dvärguv, dvärguv [gruppen scops], dvärguv [scops Group]
Swahili: Mtiti wa Ulaya
Tajik: бумча
Thai: นกเค้าหูยาวเล็ก
Turkmen: sykylykçy hüwüjik
Turkish: İshakkuşu, İshakkuşu [scops Grubu]
Tatar: йокычан ябалакчык , кечкенә ябалак, чыелдык ябалак , ябалакчык
Tuvinian: Межерген
Udmurt: бубыли кучыран, куаньги
Ukrainian: Совка, Совка [група scops], Сплюшка євразійська
Uzbek: кўрқуш, соғ, япалоққуш-сплюшка
Sorbian, Upper: Lěsawa
Kalmyk: бавлһн, бавылһын, һууль, орвлһу, орвылһу
Chinese: 西红角鸮, 西红角鸮(欧亚), 西红角鸮(欧洲)
Chinese (Traditional): 歐亞角鴞, 西红角鸮(欧洲)

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