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Maghreb Owl

Strix mauritanica (Witherby, HF 1905)

The Maghreb owl is an owl of the earless owl genus, Strix. It occurs in northwestern Africa from Morocco to Tunisia and Mauritania. It was previously considered a subspecies of the tawny owl. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Strix
Scientific:
  Strix mauritanica


Original description

Citation:
  (Witherby, HF 1905)

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 15 p.36

Protonym:
  Syrnium aluco mauritanicum

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114181#page/646/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  939BB04556DB2424

Avibase ID:
  avibase-939BB045

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/939BB045


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686963

Geographic range:

  • Strix mauritanica: Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
English:
Maghreb Owl
Czech:
puštík maghrebský
Danish:
Maghreb Natugle
German:
Maghrebkauz
Spanish:
Cárabo del Magreb
Spanish (Spain):
Cárabo del Magreb
French:
Chouette du Maghreb
Croatian:
sjevernoafrička šumska sova
Italian:
Allocco del Maghreb
Dutch:
Maghrebbosuil
Norwegian:
kattugle (mauritanica)
Portuguese:
Coruja-do-magreb
Portuguese (Brazil):
Maghreb Owl
Slovak:
sova berberská
Serbian:
Atlaska šumska sova
Swedish:
atlaskattuggla
Ukrainian:
Сова (сіра) мавританська
Chinese:
马格里布林鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Tawny Owl (North-west African) ( Strix aluco mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Tawny Owl (Atlas) ( Strix aluco mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Maghreb Owl ( Strix mauritanica) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Strix aluco mauritanica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Magrebbosuil
Arabic: بومة سمراء (mauritanica)
Asturian: Gárabu común (mauritanica)
Azerbaijani: Boz yapalaqca (mauritanica yarımnövü)
Belarusian: Магрыбская кугакаўка
Bulgarian: Горска улулица (ssp. mauritanica)
Catalan: Gamarús euroasiàtic (mauritanica)
Czech: puštík maghrebský, puštík obecný (ssp. mauritanica)
Danish: Atlasnatugle, Maghreb Natugle, Natugle, Atlas (ssp. mauritanica)
German: Maghrebkauz, Maghreb-Waldkauz, Waldkauz (mauritanica), Waldkauz-mauritanica
Greek: Χουχουριστής (mauritanica)
English: Eurasian tawny owl, Maghreb Owl, North-west African Tawny Owl, Tawny Owl (Atlas), Tawny Owl (North-west African)
English, HBW: Tawny Owl (Atlas)
English (IOC): Maghreb Owl, Tawny Owl (Atlas)
English (United States): Maghreb Owl, Tawny Owl (Atlas)
Spanish: Cárabo Común (marroquí), Cárabo del Magreb
Spanish (Spain): Cárabo común (marroquí), Cárabo Común (mauritanica), Cárabo del Magreb
Spanish (HBW): Tawny Owl (Atlas)
Basque: Urubi arrunta (mauritanica)
Persian: جغد جنگلی (mauritanica)
Finnish: lehtopöllö (mauritanica)
French: Chouette du Maghreb, Chouette hulotte (mauritanica)
Galician: Avelaiona común (mauritanica), Avelaiona mauritana
Hebrew: לילית מגרב, לילית מצויה (הרי האטלס)
Croatian: sjevernoafrička šumska sova
Armenian: Անտառաբու (mauritanica)
Icelandic: Náttugla (mauritanica)
Italian: Allocco del Maghreb
Japanese (romaji): morifukurou (mauritanica)
Japanese: モリフクロウ (mauritanica)
Scientific: Strix aluco mauritanica, Strix mauritanica, Syrnium aluco mauritanicum
Lithuanian: Naminė pelėda (mauritanica)
Latvian: Magriba pūce
Dutch: Bosuil (mauritanica), Maghrebbosuil
Norwegian: kattugle (mauritanica)
Polish: puszczyk (mauritanica)
Portuguese: Coruja-do-magreb
Portuguese (Brazil): Maghreb Owl, Tawny Owl (Atlas)
Portuguese (Portugal): Coruja-do-mato-do-magreb, coruja-magrebina
Rhaeto-Romance: Tschuetta magrebina
Romanian: Huhurez din Maghreb
Russian: Магрибская неясыть, Серая неясыть (mauritanica)
Slovak: sova berberská, sova berberská (skup.)
Slovenian: Lesna sova (mauritanica), Magrebska lesna sova
Serbian: Atlaska šumska sova, Šumska sova (mauritanica)
Swedish: atlaskattuggla, kattuggla (mauritanica)
Turkish: Alaca Baykuş (mauritanica), Mağrip Alaca Baykuşu, Mağrip baykuşu
Ukrainian: Сова (сіра) мавританська
Chinese: 西灰林鸮 (mauritanica), 马格里布林鸮

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