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Cape Eagle-Owl

Bubo capensis Smith, A, 1834

The Cape Eagle-Owl (Bubo capensis) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is one several large species of the eagle-owl genus, Bubo. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Bubo

Scientific:
  Bubo capensis

Citation:
  Smith, A, 1834

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(2) p.317

Protonym:
  Bubo Capensis

Avibase ID:
  C4227465A11ADA0A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C4227465

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555407

Geographic range:

  • Bubo capensis capensis: Extreme s Namibia and South Africa
  • Bubo capensis dillonii: Highlands of s Eritrea and Ethiopia
English:
Cape Eagle-Owl
Catalan:
Duc del Cap
Czech:
výr kapský
Danish:
Kaphornugle
German:
Kapuhu
Spanish:
Búho de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain):
Búho del Cabo
Finnish:
afrikanhuuhkaja
French:
Grand-duc du Cap
Hungarian:
fokföldi uhu
Italian:
Gufo reale del Capo
Japanese (romaji):
iwawashimimizuku
Japanese:
イワワシミミズク
Lithuanian:
Kapinis didysis apuokas
Dutch:
Kaapse Oehoe
Norwegian:
Kopjehubro
Polish:
puchacz przyladkowy
Portuguese:
Bufo do Cabo
Russian:
Филин капский
Slovak:
výr škvrnitý
Serbian:
Afrička buljina
Swedish:
Kapuv
Ukrainian:
Пугач капський
Chinese:
海角雕鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
南非鵰鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cape Eagle-Owl ( Bubo capensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Bubo [capensis or mackinderi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kaapse Ooruil
Bulgarian: Капски бухал
Catalan: Duc del Cap
Czech: výr kapský
Danish: Kaphornugle
German: Kapuhu
English: Cape Eagle Owl, Cape Eagle-Owl
English (United Kingdom): Cape Eagle Owl
English (Kenya): Cape Eagle Owl
Spanish: Búho de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Búho del Cabo
Estonian: damaani-kassikakk
Finnish: afrikanhuuhkaja, Kapinhuuhkaja
French: Grand-duc du Cap
Hungarian: fokföldi uhu
Italian: Gufo reale del Capo
Japanese (romaji): iwawashimimizuku
Japanese: イワワシミミズク
Scientific: Bubo capensis, Bubo capensis capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinis didysis apuokas
Dutch: Kaapse Oehoe
Norwegian: Kopjehubro
Polish: puchacz przyladkowy, puchacz przylądkowy
Portuguese: Bufo do Cabo
Russian: Филин капский
Slovak: výr škvrnitý
Serbian: Afrička buljina
Swedish: Kapuv
Swahili: Kungwi Kusi
Turkish: Kap Puhusu
Tsonga: Khuhunu
Ukrainian: Пугач капський
Chinese: 海角雕鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鵰鴞
Zulu: isiKhovampondo

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