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Verreaux's Eagle-Owl

Bubo lacteus (Temminck, 1820)

Verreaux's Eagle-Owl, Bubo lacteus (also known as the Milky Eagle Owl or Giant Eagle Owl), is a member of the family Strigidae and is the largest African owl. This owl is the world's third heaviest living owl, after the Blakiston's Fish Owl and Eurasian Eagle-Owl and the fourth longest owl, after additionally the Great Gray Owl. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Bubo

Scientific:
  Bubo lacteus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1820)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.1 pl.4

Protonym:
  Strix lactea

Avibase ID:
  EBD3129BC40A0706

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EBD3129B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555414

Geographic range:

  • Bubo lacteus: Savanna and woodlands of Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
Czech:
výr bělavý
German:
Blaßuhu
Danish:
Savannehornugle
Spanish:
Búho Lechoso
Finnish:
savannihuuhkaja
French:
Grand-duc de Verreaux
Icelandic:
Tröllúfur
Italian:
Gufo reale di Verreaux
Japanese:
kurowashimimizuku
Japanese:
クロワシミミズク
Dutch:
Verreaux' Oehoe
Norwegian:
Gråhubro
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråhubro
Polish:
puchacz mleczny
Portuguese:
Bufo-de-Verreaux
Russian:
Бледный филин
Slovak:
výr belavý
Swedish:
mjölkuv
Ukrainian:
Пугач блідий
Chinese:
黄雕鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Giant Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grand-duc de Verreaux ( Bubo lacteus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand-duc de Verreaux ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 1st edition:
Milky Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Milky Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 4th edition:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
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):
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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):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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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:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Verreaux's Eagle Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Verreaux's Eagle-owl ( Bubo lacteus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
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:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
James Lee Peters:
Bubo lacteus
James Lee Peters (original):
Bubo lacteus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Bubo lacteus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl ( Bubo lacteus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Bubo lacteus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Bubo lacteus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Reuse Ooruil, Reuse-ooruil
Bulgarian: Светъл бухал
Catalan: Duc lletós
Czech: Výr belavý, výr bělavý
Danish: Savannehornugle
German: Blassuhu, Milchuhu
English: Giant Eagle Owl, Giant Eagle-Owl, Milky Eagle Owl, Milky Eagle-Owl, Verreaux's Eagle Owl, Verreaux's Eagle-Owl, Verreaux's Owl
English (United Kingdom): Verreaux's Eagle Owl
English (IOC): Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
English (Kenya): Verreaux's Eagle Owl
Spanish: Búho de Verreaux, Búho Lechoso
Spanish (Spain): Búho Lechoso
Spanish (HBW): Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
Estonian: hall-kassikakk
Finnish: Savannihuuhkaja
French: Grand-duc de Verreaux
Hungarian: Verreaux-uhu
Icelandic: Tröllúfur
Italian: Gufo latteo, Gufo reale di Verreaux
Japanese: kurowashimimizuku
Japanese: クロワシミミズク
Kwangali: Editika
Scientific: Bubo lacteus, Nyctaetus lacteus, Strix lactea
Lithuanian: Blyškusis didysis apuokas
Dutch: Grijze Oehoe, Verraux Oehoe, Verreaux' Oehoe, Verreaux-oehoe
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråhubro
Norwegian: Gråhubro
Polish: puchacz mleczny
Portuguese: Bufo-de-Verreaux, Bufo-leitoso
Portuguese (Portugal): Corujão-leitoso
Russian: Бледный филин, Веррокский Филин, Филин бледный
Slovak: Výr belavý
Shona: Zizi
Serbian: Veroova buljina
Swedish: Mjölkuv
Swahili: Kokoko
Tswana: Makgotlwê
Turkish: Afrika Akça Puhusu
Tsonga: Nkhunsi
Ukrainian: Пугач блідий
Xhosa: Ifubesi
Chinese: 黄雕鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 乳黃色鵰鴞
Zulu: iFubesi

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