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Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens]

Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens] (= Tyto alba) (Scopoli, 1769)

The barn owl is the most widely distributed species of owl in the world and one of the most widespread of all species of birds, being found almost everywhere in the world except for the polar and desert regions, Asia north of the Himalayas, most of Indonesia, and some Pacific Islands. It is also known as the common barn owl, to distinguish it from the other species in its family, Tytonidae, which forms one of the two main lineages of living owls, the other being the typical owls (Strigidae). Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Tytonidae
Genus:
   Tyto
Scientific:
  Tyto alba


Original description

Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1769)

Reference:
  AnnusIHist.-Nat. p.21

Protonym:
  Strix alba

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31117670


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  867E629301CA6985

Avibase ID:
  avibase-867E6293

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/867E6293


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177851

Geographic range:

  • Tyto alba alba: W and s Europe; w Canary Islands and North Africa
  • Tyto alba guttata: Central Europe east to sw European USSR and ne Greece
  • Tyto alba ernesti: Corsica and Sardinia
  • Tyto alba erlangeri: Crete and Cyprus to sw Iran, ne Egypt and s Arabian Peninsula
  • Tyto alba schmitzi: Madeira and Porto Santo I.
  • Tyto alba gracilirostris: E Canary Islands (Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Alegranza)
  • Tyto alba poensis: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Tyto alba thomensis: São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Tyto alba [furcata or niveicauda]: Cuba, Cayman Islands and Jamaica
  • Tyto alba [pratincola or lucayana]: S Canada to n Mexico, Bermuda, Bahamas and Hispaniola
  • Tyto alba [guatemalae or subandeana]: W Guatemala to Panama, Pearl Islands and Colombia
  • Tyto alba bondi: Bay Islands off n Honduras (Roatán and Guanaja)
  • Tyto alba hellmayri: Guianas to n Brazil, Margarita I., Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tyto alba contempta: W Colombia to Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru
  • Tyto alba [tuidara or zottae]: Brazil s of the Amazon to Tierra del Fuego and Falkland Is.
  • Tyto alba bargei: Curaçao
  • Tyto alba punctatissima: Galapagos Islands
  • Tyto alba insularis: St. Vincent, Bequia, Union, Carriacou and Grenada
  • Tyto alba nigrescens: Dominica (Lesser Antilles)
  • Tyto detorta: Cape Verde Islands
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English:
Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens]
French:
Effraie des clochers ou E. du Cap-Vert [excl. stertens]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens] ( Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens] ( Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens] ( Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens] ( Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens])
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Western Barn Owl ( Tyto alba) [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Tyto [alba, javanica or detorta]

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Afrikaans: Nonnetjie-uil
Arabic: الهامة
Asturian: Curuxa
Belarusian: Сіпуха
Bulgarian: Забулена сова
Bengali: লক্ষ্মী প্যাঁচা
Breton: Ar gaouenn wenn
Catalan: òliba
Catalan (Balears): Òliba
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): chawan
Czech: sova pálená
Welsh: Tylluan Wen
Danish: Slørugle
German: Schleiereule
Greek: Τυτώ
Greek (Cypriot): Ανθρωποπούλλι
English: Barn or Cape Verde Barn Owl [excl. stertens], Western Barn Owl
Esperanto: turstrigo
Spanish: Lechuza común
Spanish (Argentine): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Bolivia): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Chile): Lechuza
Spanish (Colombia): Lechuza Común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Lechuza ratonera
Spanish (Cuba): Lechuza
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Lechuza Blanca
Spanish (Honduras): Lechuza
Spanish (Mexico): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Paraguay): Lechuza de campanario
Spanish (Uruguay): Lechuza de Campanario
Spanish (Venezuela): Lechuza de Campanario
Estonian: loorkakk
Basque: Hontza zuria
Persian: جغد انبار
Finnish: tornipöllö
Faroese: Hjartaugla
French: Effraie des clochers, Effraie des clochers ou E. du Cap-Vert [excl. stertens]
Frisian: goudûle
Irish: Scréachóg Reilige
Gaelic: Cailleach-Oidhche Gheal
Galician: Curuxa
Guarani: Suinda
Manx: Screeaghag Oie
Haitian Creole French: Frize
Hebrew: תנשמת
Hindi: Chavu kuruvi
Croatian: Kukuvija
Hungarian: gyöngybagoly
Indonesian: Burung Serak Jawa
Icelandic: Turnugla
Italian: Barbagianni
Japanese (romaji): menfukurou
Japanese: メンフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 面梟
Georgian: ბუხრინწა
Cornish: Ula gwyn
Kwangali: Suunsu
Scientific: Strix alba, Tyto [alba or detorta, excl. stertens], Tyto alba, Tyto alba alba
Luxembourgish: Tuermeil
Lithuanian: paprastoji liepsnotoji pelėda
Latvian: plīvurpūce
Malagasy: Tararaka
Macedonian: Кукавија
Malayalam: വെള്ളി  മൂങ്ങ 
Malay: Burung Jampok Kubur
Maltese: Barbaġann
Nepali: गोठे लाटोकोसेरो
Dutch: Kerkuil
Norwegian: Tårnugle
Sotho, Northern: Leribisi
Polish: plomykówka, płomykówka (zwyczajna)
Pinyin: cāng-xiāo
Portuguese: coruja-da-igreja / coruja-das-torres
Portuguese (Brazil): coruja-da-igreja
Romansh: Tschuetta velada
Romanian: Striga
Russian: Сипуха
Slovak: plamienka driemavá
Slovenian: pegasta sova
Shona: Zizi
Albanian: Kukuvajka mjekëroshe
Serbian: kukuvija obična
Sotho, Southern: Sephooko
Swedish: tornuggla
Swahili: Bundi Babawatoto
Tamil: Koogai Andhai
Thai: นกแสก
Thai (Transliteration): nók sàeek
Turkmen: peçeli baykuş
Tswana: Lerubise
Turkish: Peçeli Baykuş
Tsonga: Xinkhovha
Ukrainian: Сипуха
Vietnamese: Cú lợn lưng xám
Xhosa: Isikhova
Chinese: 仓鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 倉鴞
Zulu: isiKhova

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