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Himalayan Owl
Strix nivicolum (Blyth, 1845)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Strix

Scientific:
  Strix nivicolum

Citation:
  (Blyth, 1845)

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 14 p.185

Protonym:
  Syrnium nivicolum

Avibase ID:
  6EC647125826D9EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6EC64712

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 1063252

Geographic range:

  • Strix nivicolum nivicolum: Nepal to se China, n Myanmar and n Indochina
  • Strix nivicolum yamadae: Mountains of s Taiwan
  • Strix nivicolum ma: NE China and Korea
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Himalayan Owl
German:
  Himalajakauz
Spanish:
  Cárabo del Himalaya
French:
  Chouette de l'Himalaya
Japanese:
  himarayafukurou
Japanese:
  ヒマラヤフクロウ
Dutch:
  Kleine Himalayabosuil
Norwegian:
  Orientkattugle
Polish:
  puszczyk leśny
Slovak:
  sova horská
Swedish:
  orientkattuggla
Chinese:
  灰林鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicola) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicola) [version 1]
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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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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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Himalayan Owl ( Strix nivicolum) [version 1]
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 3.1:
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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 4.4:
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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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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Strix nivicolum [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Strix [aluco or nivicolum] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Gamarús de l'Himàlaia
German: Himalajakauz
English: Himalayan Owl
Spanish: Cárabo del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Cárabo del Himalaya
French: Chouette de l’Himalaya, Chouette de l'Himalaya, Chouette des neiges
Japanese: himarayafukurou
Japanese: ヒマラヤフクロウ
Latin: Strix aluco nivicolum, Strix nivicola, Strix nivicolum, Syrnium nivicolum
Dutch: Kleine Himalayabosuil
Norwegian: Orientkattugle
Polish: puszczyk leśny
Slovak: sova horská
Swedish: orientkattuggla
Vietnamese: Hù nivicon
Chinese: 喜马拉雅林鸮, 灰林鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 喜瑪拉雅林鴞, 東方灰林鴞

 

         

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