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African Scops-Owl
Otus senegalensis (Swainson, 1837)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Otus

Scientific:
  Otus senegalensis

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1837)

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. 1 p.127

Protonym:
  Scops Senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  F0AA4FE4EE5F5395

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 senegalensis feae: Pagulu (Gulf of Guinea)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Scops-Owl
Czech:
  výreček africký
German:
  Afrika-Zwergohreule
Danish:
  Savannedværghornugle
Spanish:
  Autillo africano
Finnish:
  afrikanpöllönen
French:
  Petit-duc africain
Italian:
  Assiolo africano
Japanese:
  afurikakonohazuku
Japanese:
  アフリカコノハズク
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian:
  Akasieugle
Polish:
  syczek afrykański
Portuguese:
  mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Russian:
  Африканская совка
Slovak:
  výrik africký
Swedish:
  afrikansk dvärguv
Chinese:
  非洲角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
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):
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   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:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   African Scops-Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   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:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   African Scops Owl ( Otus senegalensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [senegalensis or pamelae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Skopsuil, Skopsuil (Afrikaanse Skopsuil)
Bulgarian: Африкански чухъл
Catalan: Xot africà
Czech: výreček africký
Danish: Savannedværghornugle
German: Afrika-Zwergohreule
English: African Scops Owl, African Scops-Owl
English (United Kingdom): African Scops Owl
English (Kenya): African Scops Owl
Spanish: Autillo africano
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Africano
Estonian: aafrika salupäll
Finnish: afrikanpöllönen
French: Petit-duc africain
Hebrew: שעיר מצוי
Hungarian: afrikai füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo africano
Japanese: afurikakonohazuku
Japanese: アフリカコノハズク
Kwangali: Kakuru
Latin: Otus senegalensis, Otus senegalensis senegalensis, Scops Senegalensis
Lithuanian: Afrikinis apuokėlis
Latvian: Āfrikas pūcīte
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Norwegian: Akasieugle
Polish: syczek afrykański
Portuguese: mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-d'orelhas-africano
Russian: Африканская совка
Slovak: výrik africký
Shona: Chipotonho
Serbian: Afrički ćuk
Swedish: afrikansk dvärguv
Swahili: Mtiti wa Afrika
Tswana: Lerubisana
Turkish: Afrika İshakkuşu
Tsonga: Xikhotlwana
Ukrainian: Сплюшка африканська
Chinese: 非洲角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲角鴞

 

         

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