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Lesser Masked-Owl

Tyto sororcula (Sclater, PL, 1883)

The Moluccan masked owl, also known as the lesser masked owl, is a species of owl in the barn owl family. It is endemic to the south Moluccas of Indonesia. Some taxonomists consider this species to be conspecific with the Australian masked owl. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  (Sclater, PL, 1883)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 52

Protonym:
  Strix sororcula

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28679826


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8979D06C93369194

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8979D06C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8979D06C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555352

Geographic range:

  • Tyto sororcula sororcula: Tanimbar Islands (Yamdena and Larat)
  • Tyto sororcula cayelii: S Moluccas (Buru)
English:
Lesser Masked-Owl
Catalan:
Òliba de les illes Tanimbar
Czech:
sova škrabošková
Danish:
Tanimbarslørugle
German:
Molukkeneule
Spanish:
Lechuza de las Tanimbar
Spanish (Spain):
Lechuza de las Tanimbar
Finnish:
tenimberintornipöllö
French:
Effraie des Tanimbar
Hungarian:
molukkui gyöngybagoly
Italian:
Barbagianni minore
Japanese (romaji):
komenfukurou
Japanese:
コメンフクロウ
Lithuanian:
Molukinė liepsnuotoji pelėda
Dutch:
Molukse Kerkuil
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tanimbarslørugle
Norwegian:
Tanimbarslørugle
Polish:
płomykówka molucka
Portuguese:
Coruja-mascarada-pequena
Russian:
Молуккская сипуха
Slovak:
plamienka molucká
Serbian:
Mala maskirana kukuvija
Swedish:
molucktornuggla (cayelii/sorocula)
Ukrainian:
Сипуха тамінбарська
Chinese:
小草鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
小草鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lesser Masked-owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tyto [sororcula or almae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Azerbaijani: kiçik alabayquş, kiçik maskalı alabayquş
Catalan: Òliba de les illes Tanimbar
Czech: Sova škrabošková
Danish: Tanimbarslørugle
German: Molukkeneule, Tanimbar-Schleiereule
English: Lesser Masked Owl, Lesser Masked-Owl, Moluccan Masked Owl, Tanimbar Owl
English, HBW: Australian Masked-owl (Lesser Masked-owl)
English (IOC): Moluccan Masked Owl
English (United States): Lesser Masked-Owl
Spanish: Lechuza de Campanario de Tanimbar, Lechuza de las Tanimbar
Spanish (Spain): Lechuza de las Tanimbar
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Masked-Owl
Estonian: väike-loorkakk
Finnish: Buruntornipöllö, tenimberintornipöllö
French: Effraie de Baru, Effraie des Tanimbar, Effraie masquée mineure
Hungarian: molukkui gyöngybagoly
Indonesian: Serak Kecil
Italian: Barbagianni minore
Japanese (romaji): komenfukurou, oomenfukurou
Japanese: オオメンフクロウ, コメンフクロウ
Scientific: Strix sororcula, Tyto sororcula, Tyto sororcula sororcula
Lithuanian: Molukinė liepsnuotoji pelėda
Dutch: Molukse Kerkuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tanimbarslørugle
Norwegian: Tanimbarslørugle
Polish: plomykówka jasna, płomykówka jasna, płomykówka molucka
Portuguese: Coruja-mascarada-pequena
Portuguese (Portugal): coruja-das-tanimbar
Russian: Мадагаскарская сипуха, Молуккская сипуха, Сипуха малая масковая
Slovak: plamienka molucká
Serbian: Mala maskirana kukuvija
Swedish: Mindre masktornuggla, molucktornuggla (cayelii/sorocula)
Turkish: Tanimbar Peçeli Baykuşu
Ukrainian: Сипуха тамінбарська
Chinese: 小草鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 小草鴞

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