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Grand Comoro Scops-Owl

Otus pauliani Benson, 1960

The Karthala Scops Owl, or Comoro Scops Owl (Otus pauliani) is an owl endemic to the Comoro Islands. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Otus

Scientific:
  Otus pauliani

Citation:
  Benson, 1960

Reference:
  Ibis 103B p.60-66

Protonym:
  Otus rutilus pauliani

Avibase ID:
  A7509E6EAD91CB75

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A7509E6E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555380


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Otus pauliani: Mt. Karthala on Grand Comoro I. (Comoro Islands)
English:
Grand Comoro Scops-Owl
Czech:
výreček komorský
German:
Komoren-Zwergohreule
Danish:
Comorerdværghornugle
Spanish:
Autillo de las Comoras
Finnish:
karthalanpöllönen
French:
Petit-duc du Karthala
Italian:
Assiolo di Grand Comoro
Japanese:
komorokonohazuku
Japanese:
コモロコノハズク
Dutch:
Grande-Comoredwergooruil
Norwegian:
Komorugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Komorugle
Polish:
syczek stokowy
Russian:
Большая комосская совка
Slovak:
výrik sliedivý
Swedish:
karthaladvärguv
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка карталанська
Chinese:
科摩罗角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [rutilus or pauliani] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Xot de les illes Comores
Czech: výreček komorský
Danish: Comorerdværghornugle
German: Comoren-Zwergohreule, Komoreneule, Komoren-Zwergohreule
English: Comoro Scops Owl, Comoro Scops-Owl, Cormoro Scops-Owl, Grand Comoro Scops Owl, Grand Comoro Scops-Owl, Karthala Scops Owl, Karthala Scops-Owl, White-faced scops owl
English (United Kingdom): Comoro Scops Owl
English (IOC): Karthala Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo de Gran Comora, Autillo de las Comoras, Autillo de las Comores
Spanish (Spain): Autillo de las Comoras
Spanish (HBW): Comoro Scops-Owl
Estonian: vulkaanipäll
Finnish: karthalanpöllönen
French: Petit-duc du Karthala
Hungarian: Gran Comoro-i füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo delle Gran Comora, Assiolo di Grand Comoro
Japanese: komorokonohazuku
Japanese: コモロコノハズク
Scientific: Otus pauliani, Otus rutilus pauliani
Lithuanian: Komorinis apuokėlis
Dutch: Comorendwergooruil, Grande Comore-dwergooruil, Grande-Comoredwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Komorugle
Norwegian: Komorugle
Polish: syczek stokowy
Russian: Большая комосская совка, Совка большая коморская
Slovak: výrik sliedivý
Serbian: Komorski ćuk
Swedish: karthaladvärguv, Komordvärguv
Turkish: Komoro İshakkuşu
Ukrainian: Сплюшка карталанська
Chinese: 科摩罗角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 大科摩羅角鴞

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