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African or Annobon Scops-Owl

Otus [senegalensis or feae] (= Otus senegalensis) (Swainson, 1837)

The African scops owl is a small owl which is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Otus
Scientific:
  Otus senegalensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1837)

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. p.127

Protonym:
  Scops Senegalensis

Link:
  https://archive.org/details/birdswesternafr00jardgoog/page/n146/mode/2up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F0AA4FE4EE5F5395

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F0AA4FE4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F0AA4FE4


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)
  • Otus feae: Pagulu (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
African or Annobon Scops-Owl
French:
Petit-duc africain ou P.-d. d'Annobon


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Annobon Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis or feae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African or Annobon Scops-Owl ( Otus [senegalensis or feae])
Clements, version 2021:
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
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 1.55:
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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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eBird version 2021:
African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
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:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Otus [senegalensis, feae or pamelae]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Skopsuil, Skopsuil (Afrikaanse Skopsuil)
Belarusian: Афрыканская соўка
Bulgarian: Африкански чухал, Африкански чухъл
Catalan: Xot africà
Czech: výreček africký
Welsh: Tylluan sgops Affrica
Danish: Savannedværghornugle
German: Afrika-Zwergohreule
Greek: Αφρικαvικός γκιώvης
English: African or Annobon Scops-Owl, African Scops Owl, African Scops-Owl
English (United Kingdom): African Scops Owl
English, HBW: African/Annobon Scops-owl
English (IOC): African Scops Owl, African/Annabon Scops Owl
English (Kenya): African Scops Owl
English (United States): African Scops-Owl
Esperanto: Afrika orelstrigo
Spanish: Autillo africano
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Scops-Owl
Estonian: aafrika salupäll
Finnish: afrikanpöllönen
French: Petit-duc africain, Petit-duc africain (senegalensis), Petit-duc africain ou P.-d. d'Annobon
Frisian: Afrikaanse lytse earûle
Irish: Mionulchabhán Afracach
Galician: Moucho de orellas africano
Hebrew: שעיר מצוי
Croatian: afrički ćuk
Hungarian: afrikai füleskuvik
Icelandic: Stúfugla
Italian: Assiolo africano
Japanese (romaji): afurikakonohazuku
Japanese: アフリカコノハズク
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Ephialtes latipennis, Otus [senegalensis or feae], Otus senegalensis, Otus senegalensis senegalensis, Scops capensis, Scops Senegalensis, Scops zorca africanus, Strix scops africanus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis apuokėlis
Latvian: Āfrikas pūcīte
Macedonian: Африкански ќук
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Akasieugle
Norwegian: Akasieugle
Polish: syczek afrykański
Portuguese: mocho-d'orelhas-africano, Mocho-pequeno-d'orelhas
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Rhaeto-Romance: Piv nanin african
Romanian: Ciuş de Senegal
Russian: Африканская совка, Африканская сплюшка
Northern Sami: Afrihkábealljeloađgu
Slovak: výrik africký
Slovenian: Afriški skovik
Shona: Chipotonho
Serbian: Afrički ćuk
Swedish: afrikansk dvärguv
Swahili: Mtiti wa Afrika
Tswana: Lerubisana
Turkish: Afrika ishakkuşu, Afrika İshakkuşu
Tsonga: Xikhotlwana
Ukrainian: Сплюшка африканська
Chinese: 非洲角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲角鴞

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