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Philippine Scops-Owl

Otus megalotis (Walden, A 1875)

The Philippine scops owl is a common owl, endemic to the Philippines, belonging to the family of the typical owls Strigidae. Other common names include "Otus Whitehead", "Whitehead scops owl" and "Luzon lowland scops owl". Everett's scops owl and Negros scops owls were formerly considered conspecific but are now classified as subspecies of Otus megalotis. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Walden, A 1875)

Reference:
   Trans. Zool. Soc. London 9 p.145

Protonym:
  Scops megalotis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30864931


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7D1ACC3EF48A7128

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7D1ACC3E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7D1ACC3E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555385

Geographic range:

  • Otus megalotis: Philippines (Luzon, Catanduanes and Marinduque)
English:
Philippine Scops-Owl
Catalan:
Xot de Luzón
Czech:
výreček filipínský
Danish:
Filippinsk Dværghornugle
German:
Philippinen-Zwergohreule
Spanish:
Autillo orejudo de Luzón
Spanish (Spain):
Autillo orejudo de Luzón
Finnish:
filippiinienpöllönen
French:
Petit-duc de Luçon
Croatian:
filipinski ćuk
Hungarian:
fülöp-szigeteki füleskuvik
Italian:
Assiolo delle Filippine
Japanese (romaji):
ruson'ookonohazuku
Japanese:
ルソンオオコノハズク
Lithuanian:
Filipininis apuokėlis
Dutch:
Filippijnse Dwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storfilippinarugle
Norwegian:
Storfilippinerugle
Polish:
syczek duży
Portuguese:
Coruja-das-filipinas
Russian:
Филиппинская совка
Slovak:
výrik červenooký
Serbian:
Filipinski ćuk
Swedish:
luzonkragdvärguv
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка філіпінська
Chinese:
菲律宾角鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
菲律賓角鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Luzon Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 5]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
Clements, version 2015:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 5]
Clements, version 2018:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 5]
Clements, version 2019:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 5]
eBird version 1.53:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Philippine Scops-Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Luzon Lowland Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Luzon Lowland Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Luzon Lowland Scops-owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Philippine Scops Owl ( Otus megalotis) [version 6]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus megalotis megalotis [version 6]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [megalotis, nigrorum or everetti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3  4  5  6 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Xot de les Filipines, Xot de Luzón
Czech: výreček filipínský
Danish: Filippinsk Dværghornugle
German: Philippinen-Halsbandeule, Philippinen-Zwergohreule
English: Luzon Lowland Scops Owl, Luzon Lowland Scops-owl, Luzon Scops Owl, Luzon Scops-Owl, Negros Scops Owl, Philippine Scops Owl, Philippine Scops-owl
English (United Kingdom): Philippine Scops Owl
English, HBW: Luzon Lowland Scops-owl
English (IOC): Philippine Scops Owl
English (United States): Philippine Scops-Owl
Esperanto: Filipina orelstrigo
Spanish: Autillo Filipino, Autillo orejudo de Luzón
Spanish (Spain): Autillo orejudo de Luzón
Spanish (HBW): Philippine Scops-Owl
Estonian: suur-kaeluspäll
Finnish: filippiinienpöllönen
French: Petit-duc de Luçon, Petit-duc de Luçon (megalotis), Petit-duc de Luçon (nominal), Petit-duc de Luçon (nominale), Petit-duc de Luçon (race nominale)
Croatian: filipinski ćuk
Hungarian: fülöp-szigeteki füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo delle Filippine
Japanese (romaji): ruson'ookonohazuku
Japanese: ルソンオオコノハズク
Scientific: Lempijius megalotis, Otus megalotis, Otus megalotis megalotis, Scops megalotis
Lithuanian: Filipininis apuokėlis
Dutch: Filipijnse Dwergooruil, Filippijnse Dwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storfilippinarugle
Norwegian: Filippinerugle, Storfilippinerugle
Polish: syczek duży, syczek filipinski, syczek filipiński
Portuguese: Coruja-das-filipinas
Portuguese (Portugal): mocho-d'orelhas-filipino
Russian: Совка Майотта, Филиппинская совка
Slovak: výrik červenooký
Serbian: Filipinski ćuk
Swedish: Filippinsk dvärguv, luzonkragdvärguv
Turkish: Filipin ishakkuşu, Filipin İshakkuşu
Ukrainian: Сплюшка філіпінська
Chinese: 菲律宾角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 菲律賓角鴞

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