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Rufous Fishing-Owl

Scotopelia ussheri Sharpe, 1871

The Rufous Fishing Owl, Chouette D'Ussher, Chouette-pêcheuse Rousse, Búho Pescador Rojizo, or Cárabo Pescador Rojizo (Scotopelia ussheri) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly classified as Endangered by the IUCN. But new research show that is not as rare as it was believed. Consequently, it was downlisted to Vulnerable on the 2011 Red List Of Threatened Species. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Scotopelia

Scientific:
  Scotopelia ussheri

Citation:
  Sharpe, 1871

Reference:
  Ibis p.101 pl.12

Protonym:
  Scotopelia ussheri

Avibase ID:
  F07B8BD12A85D96B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F07B8BD1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555423


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Scotopelia ussheri: Rainforests of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana
English:
Rufous Fishing-Owl
Czech:
ketupa červenavá
German:
Rotrücken-Fischeule
Danish:
Rødbrun Fiskeugle
Spanish:
Cárabo Pescador Rojizo
Finnish:
ghanankalapöllö
French:
Chouette-pêcheuse rousse
Icelandic:
Votugla
Italian:
Gufo pescatore rossiccio
Japanese:
akauokuifukurou
Japanese:
アカウオクイフクロウ
Dutch:
Rosse Visuil
Norwegian:
Liberiaflodugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Liberiaflodugle
Polish:
rybiarka kreskowana
Portuguese:
Coruja-pescadora-ruiva
Russian:
Красноспинная рыбная сова
Slovak:
hlavaňa hrdzavá
Swedish:
rödbrun fiskuggla
Ukrainian:
Сова-рибоїд чорнодзьоба
Chinese:
棕渔鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Rufous Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Rufous Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rufous Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Chouette-pêcheuse rousse ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chouette-pêcheuse rousse ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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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:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rufous Fishing-owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 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 2.10:
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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 3.4:
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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 7.1:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rufous Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
James Lee Peters:
Scotopelia ussheri
James Lee Peters (original):
Scotopelia ussheri
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Scotopelia ussheri
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rufous Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rufous Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Rufous Fishing-Owl ( Scotopelia ussheri)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scotopelia ussheri
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scotopelia ussheri

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Duc pescador rogenc
Czech: Ketupa cervenavá, ketupa červenavá
Danish: Rødbrun Fiskeugle
German: Rotrückenfischeule, Rotrücken-Fischeule
English: Rufous Fishing Owl, Rufous Fishing-Owl, Rufous-backed Fishing-Owl, Ussher's Fishing Owl, Ussher's Fishing-Owl
English (IOC): Rufous Fishing Owl
Spanish: Búho Pescador Rufo, Cárabo Pescador Rojizo
Spanish (Spain): Cárabo Pescador Rojizo
Spanish (HBW): Rufous Fishing-Owl
Estonian: leet-kalakakk
Finnish: ghanankalapöllö, Ruskokalapöllö
French: Chouette-pêcheuse à dos roux, Chouette-pêcheuse rousse
Hungarian: vöröshátú halászbagoly
Icelandic: Votugla
Italian: Civetta pescatrice rossiccia, Gufo pescatore rossiccio
Japanese: akauokuifukurou
Japanese: アカウオクイフクロウ
Scientific: Bubo ussheri, Scotopelia ussheri
Lithuanian: Rusvoji žuvinė pelėda
Dutch: Rosse Visuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Liberiaflodugle
Norwegian: Liberiaflodugle
Polish: rybiarka kreskowana
Portuguese: Coruja-pescadora-ruiva
Russian: Красноспинная рыбная сова, Сова рыжая рыбная
Slovak: hlavaňa hrdzavá
Swedish: Rödbrun fiskuggla
Turkish: Kızıl Balık Baykuşu
Ukrainian: Сова-рибоїд чорнодзьоба
Chinese: 棕渔鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 棕漁鴞

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