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Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl

Bubo [africanus or cinerascens] (= Bubo africanus) (Temminck, 1821)




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Bubo

Scientific:
  Bubo africanus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1821)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.9 pl.50

Protonym:
  Strix africana

Avibase ID:
  38E24616E2326A50

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38E24616

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555408

Geographic range:

  • Bubo africanus africanus: Gabon, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Uganda, and central Kenya south to southern South Africa
  • Bubo africanus tanae: SE Kenya (central and lower Tana River and Lali Hills)
  • Bubo africanus milesi: SW Arabia, Yemen and Oman
  • Bubo cinerascens: Senegambia to Ethiopia, Somalia, n Uganda and n Kenya
English:
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl
Czech:
výr africký
German:
Fleckenuhu
Danish:
Plettet Hornugle
Spanish:
Búho Manchado
Finnish:
täplähuuhkaja
French:
Grand-duc africain ou G.-d. du Sahel
Italian:
Gufo reale macchiato
Japanese:
afurikawashimimizuku
Japanese:
アフリカワシミミズク
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Oehoe
Norwegian:
Flekkhubro
Polish:
puchacz plamisty
Portuguese:
Bufo-africano.
Russian:
Африканский филин
Slovak:
výr africký
Swedish:
Fläckuv
Ukrainian:
Пугач африканський
Chinese:
斑雕鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl ( Bubo [africanus or cinerascens])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Spotted Eagle-owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand-duc africain ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Spotted Eagle Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Bubo africanus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Bubo africanus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Bubo africanus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Spotted Eagle-Owl ( Bubo africanus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Gevlekte Ooruil
Bulgarian: Африкански бухал
Catalan: Duc africà
Czech: Výr africký
Danish: Plettet Hornugle
German: Fleckenuhu
English: African Eagle Owl, African Eagle-Owl, Spotted Eagle Owl, Spotted Eagle-Owl, Spotted or Vermiculated Eagle-Owl
Spanish: Búho Africano, Búho Manchado
Estonian: savanni-kassikakk
Finnish: Täplähuuhkaja
French: Grand-duc africain, Grand-duc africain ou G.-d. du Sahel
Hungarian: afrikai uhu
Italian: Gufo reale macchiato, Gufo reale maculato
Japanese: afurikawashimimizuku
Japanese: アフリカワシミミズク
Kwangali: Editika
Scientific: Bubo [africanus or cinerascens], Bubo africanus, Bubo africanus africanus, Strix africana
Lithuanian: Afrikinis apuokas
Dutch: Afrikaanse Oehoe
Norwegian: Flekkhubro
Polish: puchacz plamisty
Portuguese: Bufo-africano.
Russian: Африканский Филин, пятнистый, Филин африканский
Slovak: výr africký
Siswant: Sikhova
Sotho, Southern: Makhohlo
Swedish: Fläckuv
Swahili: Kungwi
Tswana: Makgotlwê
Turkish: Küçük Puhu
Tsonga: Xiyinha
Ukrainian: Пугач африканський
Xhosa: Ifubesi
Chinese: 斑雕鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 點斑鵰鴞
Zulu: isiKhovampondo

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