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African Scops-Owl

Otus senegalensis (Swainson, 1837)




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Otus

Scientific:
  Otus senegalensis

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1837)

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. p.127

Protonym:
  Scops Senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  AE1306449B6781F7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AE130644

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686649

Geographic range:

  • Otus senegalensis senegalensis: Widespread sub-Saharan Africa
  • Otus senegalensis nivosus: SE Kenya (lower Tana River to Lali Hills)
English:
African Scops-Owl
Catalan:
Xot africà
Czech:
výreček africký
Danish:
Savannedværghornugle
German:
Afrika-Zwergohreule
Spanish:
Autillo Africano
Finnish:
afrikanpöllönen
French:
Petit-duc africain
Croatian:
afrički ćuk
Hungarian:
afrikai füleskuvik
Italian:
Assiolo africano
Japanese:
アフリカコノハズク
Lithuanian:
afrikinis apuokėlis
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian:
Akasieugle
Polish:
syczek afrykański
Portuguese:
mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Russian:
Африканская совка
Slovak:
výrik africký
Swedish:
afrikansk dvärguv
Ukrainian:
сплюшка африканська
Chinese:
非洲角鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
非洲角鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus] ( Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus] ( Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus] ( Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus] ( Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus] ( Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Scops-owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus senegalensis senegalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Skopsuil (Afrikaanse Skopsuil)
Bengali: িঅচিকান চনভ঩যাুঁচা
Bengali (transliteration): āphrikāna nimapyām̐cā*
Catalan: Xot africà
Czech: výreček africký
Danish: Savannedværghornugle
German: Afrika-Zwergohreule
English: African Scops Owl, African Scops-owl, African Scops-Owl [senegalensis or nivosus]
Esperanto: Afrika malgranda orelstrigo
Spanish: Autillo africano
Estonian: aafrika salupäll
Finnish: afrikanpöllönen
French: Petit-duc africain, Petit-duc africain (senegalensis), Petit-duc africain [senegalensis ou nivosus]
Croatian: afrički ćuk
Hungarian: afrikai füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo africano
Japanese: アフリカコノハズク
Scientific: Otus senegalensis, Otus senegalensis [senegalensis or nivosus], Otus senegalensis senegalensis, Scops Senegalensis
Lithuanian: afrikinis apuokėlis
Latvian: Āfrikas pūcīte
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian: Akasieugle
Polish: syczek afrykański
Portuguese: mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Russian: Африканская совка
Slovak: výrik africký
Swedish: afrikansk dvärguv
Ukrainian: сплюшка африканська
Chinese: 非洲角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲角鴞

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