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Brown Fish-Owl

Ketupa zeylonensis (Gmelin, JF 1788)

The brown fish owl is a fish owl species in the family known as typical owls, Strigidae. It is native from Turkey to South and Southeast Asia. Due its wide distribution it is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List. It inhabits forests and wooded wetlands. Of the four living species of fish owl, it is the most widely distributed, most common and best-studied. It occupies a range of over 7,000 km (4,300 mi). Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Ketupa
Scientific:
  Ketupa zeylonensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1788)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Strix zeylonensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2896887


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CFDF9E89DD4CE1D4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CFDF9E89

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFDF9E89


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555419

Geographic range:

  • Ketupa zeylonensis zeylonensis: Sri Lanka
  • Ketupa zeylonensis semenowi: Extreme se Turkey to Israel, n Syria and nw India
  • Ketupa zeylonensis leschenaulti: India south of Himalayas to Myanmar and Thailand
  • Ketupa zeylonensis orientalis: NE Myanmar to se China, Malay Pen., Indochina and Hainan
English:
Brown Fish-Owl
Catalan:
Duc pescador bru
Czech:
ketupa rybí
Danish:
Brun Fiskeugle
German:
Fischuhu
Spanish:
Búho Pescador de Ceilán
Spanish (Spain):
Búho Pescador de Ceilán
Finnish:
kalahuuhkaja
French:
Kétoupa brun
Croatian:
Sova ribarica
Hungarian:
indiai halászbagoly
Icelandic:
Árugla
Italian:
Gufo pescatore bruno
Japanese (romaji):
minamishimafukurou
Japanese:
ミナミシマフクロウ
Lithuanian:
Rudasis žuvinis apuokas
Dutch:
Bruine Visuil
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunfiskeugle
Norwegian:
Brunfiskeugle
Polish:
ketupa bosonoga
Portuguese:
Bufo-pescador
Russian:
Бурый рыбный филин
Slovak:
ketupa rybárka
Serbian:
Azijska sova ribar
Swedish:
brun fiskuv
Ukrainian:
Пугач-рибоїд бурий
Chinese:
褐渔鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
褐漁鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Kétoupa brun ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Kétoupa brun ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brown Fish Owl ( Bubo zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Brown Fish Owl ( Bubo zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Brown Fish-owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ketupa zeylonensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ketupa zeylonensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ketupa zeylonensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Brown Fish-Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Brown Fish Owl ( Ketupa zeylonensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ketupa zeylonensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ketupa zeylonensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bruinvisuil
Arabic: بوهة السمك بنية
Azerbaijani: Balıq bayquşu
Belarusian: Буры рыбны пугач
Bulgarian: Цейлонски бухал, Цейлонски рибояден бухал
Bengali: খয়রা মেছোপ্যাঁচা, বূতুভ ঩যাুঁচা , বুতূভ঩যাুঁচা , িয়যা হভমছা঩যাুঁচা
Bengali (transliteration): bhūtuma pyām̐cā, bhutūmapyām̐cā, khaẏarā mēchōpyām̐cā
Catalan: Duc pescador bru
Czech: Ketupa rybí
Welsh: Tylluan bysgod frown
Danish: Brun Fiskeugle
German: Fischuhu, Wellenbrust-Fischuhu
Greek: Ψαρόμπoυφoς, Ψαρόμπουφος
English: Brown Fish Owl, Brown Fish-Owl
English, HBW: Brown Fish-owl
English (IOC): Brown Fish Owl
English (United States): Brown Fish-Owl
Esperanto: Bruna fiŝgufo
Spanish: Búho Pescador, Búho Pescador Castaño, Búho Pescador de Ceilán
Spanish (Spain): Búho Pescador de Ceilán
Spanish (HBW): Búho pescador de Ceilán
Estonian: kalakakk
Basque: Hontz arrantzale
Persian: بوف ماهی‌خوار, جغد ماهی‌ خوار, جغد ماهی‌خوار
Finnish: Kalahuuhkaja
French: Bubo zeylonensis, Chouette-pêcheuse brune, Grand-duc brun, Hibou pêcheur, Hibou pêcheur brun, Hibou-pêcheur brun, Kétoupa brun
Frisian: Brune fiskûle
Irish: Iasc-ulchabán donn
Galician: Bufo pescador pardo
Hebrew: קטופה
Croatian: Smeđa ušara, Sova ribarica
Hungarian: Barna halászbagoly, indiai halászbagoly
Icelandic: Árugla
Italian: Gufo pescatore, Gufo pescatore bruno
Japanese (romaji): kasshoku uo mimi-zuku, kasshokuuomimizuku, minamishimafukurou
Japanese: カッショクウオミミズク, カッショクウオミミヅク, ミナミシマフクロウ
Japanese (Kanji): 褐色魚木菟
Scientific: Bubo zeylonensis, Ketupa zeylonensis, Ketupa zeylonensis zeylonensis, Strix ceylonensis, Strix zeylonensis
Lithuanian: Rudasis žuvinis apuokas, Žuvinis apuokas
Latvian: brūnais zivjūpis
Macedonian: Кафеав був рибар
Malayalam: മീൻകൂമൻ, മീന്‍  കൂമന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Hantu Ikan, Burung Tumbuk Ketampi Rimba
Nepali: मलाहा हुचील
Dutch: Bruine Visuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunfiskeugle
Norwegian: Brunfiskeugle
Polish: ketupa bosonoga, sowa bosonoga
Pinyin: hè yú-xiāo
Portuguese: Bufo-pescador
Portuguese (Portugal): Bufo-pescador, bufo-pescador-castanho
Rhaeto-Romance: Piv pestgader
Romanian: Bufniţă pescar brună
Russian: Бурый рыбный филин, Рыбный филин
Northern Sami: Ruškesguollelidnu
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Bora Kewul-bakamoona
Slovak: ketupa rybárka
Slovenian: ribja uharica
Serbian: Azijska sova ribar, Sova ribar
Swedish: Brun fiskuv
Tamil: Poomar Andhai
Thai: นกทึดทือพันธุ์เหนือ
Thai (Transliteration): nók tʰéut-tʰeuu pʰan nĕua
Turkish: balık baykuşu, Balıkbaykuşu, balyk baykuşu
Ukrainian: Пугач-рибоїд бурий
Vietnamese: Chim Dù dì Phương đông, Dù dì phương đông
Chinese: 褐渔鸮, 褐魚鴞
Chinese (Traditional): 褐漁鴞

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