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Bismarck Hawk-Owl

Ninox variegata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830)

The New Ireland Boobook (Ninox variegata) also known as the Bismarck Hawk Owl, is a small to medium-sized owl measuring 25 to 30 cm (9.8 to 12 in) in length. It is a dark rufous-brown above, with barred scapular feathers and variable amounts of spotting or barring on the wings and tail. Its underparts are whitish, with an unmarked pale throat, a dark barred upper breast and barring on the remainder of the underparts. Its face is dark brown, its eyes are brown or yellow, and its bill and legs are yellow. It is short-tailed and has heavy tarsi (the part of the leg above what is commonly referred to as the foot). Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Ninox

Scientific:
  Ninox variegata

Citation:
  (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830)

Reference:
  Voy.AstrolabeZool. 1 p.166 AtlasOis. pl.1 fig.2

Protonym:
  Noctua variegata

Avibase ID:
  9564C8049624F8B9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9564C804

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555490

Geographic range:

  • Ninox variegata variegata: New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Ninox variegata superior: New Hanover (Bismarck Archipelago)
English:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl
Czech:
sovka bismarcká
German:
Bismarckkauz
Danish:
Bismarckhøgeugle
Spanish:
Nínox de las Bismarck
Finnish:
bismarckinpöllö
French:
Ninoxe bariolée
Italian:
Gufastore delle Bismarck
Japanese:
nyu-airurandoaobazuku
Japanese:
ニューアイルランドアオバズク
Dutch:
Bismarckvalkuil
Norwegian:
Bismarckfalkugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bismarckfalkugle
Polish:
sowica cetkowana
Russian:
Бисмаркская сова
Slovak:
sovka jarabá
Swedish:
bismarckspökuggla
Ukrainian:
Сова-голконіг новоірландська
Chinese:
俾斯麦鹰鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ninoxe bariolée ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ninoxe bariolée ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
New Ireland Hawk Owl ( Ninox solomonensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
New Ireland Hawk Owl ( Ninox solomonensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Bismarck Hawk Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Bismarck Hawk Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Bismarck Hawk-owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Barred Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
New Ireland Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
New Ireland Hawk-Owl ( Ninox solomonis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ninox solomonis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ninox solomonis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ninox solomonis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Bismarck Hawk-Owl ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Bismarck Boobook ( Ninox variegata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ninox variegata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ninox variegata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Nínox de les illes Bismarck
Czech: sovka bismarcká, Sovka promenlivá
Danish: Bismarckhøgeugle
German: Bismarckkauz, Neuirlandkauz, Neu-Irlandkauz
English: Barred Boobook, Bismarck Boobook, Bismarck Hawk Owl, Bismarck Hawk-Owl, Bismark Hawk Owl, New Ireland Boobook, New Ireland Hawk Owl, New Ireland Hawk-Owl
English (IOC): New Ireland Boobook
Spanish: Lechuza Gavilana de Bismarck, Lechuza gavilana de Nueva Irland, Nínox de las Bismarck, Nínox de las Bismark
Spanish (Spain): Nínox de Las Bismarck
Spanish (HBW): Bismarck Boobook
Estonian: tuhkpea-haugaskakk
Finnish: bismarckinpöllö, Bismarckinsaartenpöllö
French: Chouette de Nouvelle-Irlande, Ninoxe bariolée, Ninoxe variée
Hungarian: bismarck-szigeteki héjabagoly
Italian: Civetta sparviero delle Isole Bismarck, Civetta sparviero Isola Bismarck, Gufastore delle Bismarck
Japanese: nyuaairurandoaobazuku, nyu-airurandoaobazuku
Japanese: ニュアアイルランドアオバズク, ニューアイルランドアオバズク, ニューアイルランドアオバヅク
Scientific: Ninox salomonis, Ninox solomonensis, Ninox solomonis, Ninox variegata, Ninox variegata variegata, Noctua variegata
Lithuanian: Bismarko aštrianagė pelėda, Naujosios Airijos pelėdikė
Dutch: Bismarckvalkuil, Bismarckvaluil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bismarckfalkugle
Norwegian: Bismarckfalkugle
Polish: sowica cetkowana, sowica cętkowana
Russian: Бисмаркская сова, Новоирландская иглоногая сова, Сова иглоногая Бисмарка
Slovak: sovka jarabá
Swedish: Bismarckspökuggla
Ukrainian: Сова-голконіг новоірландська
Chinese: 俾斯麦鹰鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 俾斯麥鷹鴞

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