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Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri]

Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri] (= Otus spilocephalus) (Blyth, E 1846)

The mountain scops owl, sometimes referred to as the spotted scops owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is locally common in its main habitat which covers some parts of Asia, including Bangladesh Bhutan, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, and Thailand. It has a short high-pitched call. Their call sounds like a two-note whistle, "plew-plew" or "he-he" and female's songs are rarely heard. There calls can also vary from different populations allowing one to determine the a birds origin. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Blyth, E 1846)

Reference:
   J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 15 p.8

Protonym:
  Ephialtes spilocephalus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40122543


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F64314B30C43B3B9

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F64314B3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F64314B3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555367

Geographic range:

  • Otus spilocephalus spilocephalus: Himalayas (cent. Nepal to Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar)
  • Otus spilocephalus huttoni: Western Himalayas (n Pakistan to central Nepal)
  • Otus spilocephalus latouchi: N Thailand and Laos to se China and Hainan
  • Otus spilocephalus siamensis: Mountains of s Thailand to s Vietnam
  • Otus spilocephalus vulpes: Mountains of Malay Peninsula
  • Otus spilocephalus luciae: Mountains of Borneo
  • Otus spilocephalus hambroecki: Taiwan
  • Otus angelinae: Mountains of Java
  • Show more...
English:
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri]
French:
Petit-duc tacheté ou P.-d. de Java (excl. vanderwateri)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri] ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl (excl. vanderwateri) ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl (excl. vanderwateri) ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl (excl. vanderwateri) ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl (excl. vanderwateri) ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri] ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri] ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri] ( Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri])
Clements 3rd edition:
Mountain Scops Owl ( Otus spilocephalus) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Mountain Scops-Owl ( Otus spilocephalus) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Otus spilocephalus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Otus spilocephalus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Otus spilocephalus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae]

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Bengali: পাহাড়ি নিমপ্যাঁচা
Catalan: Xot de muntanya
Czech: výreček skvrnitý
Danish: Plettet Dværghornugle
German: Fuchs-Zwergohreule
English: Mountain Scops Owl, Mountain Scops-Owl, Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl (excl. vanderwateri), Mountain, Javan or Stresemann's Scops-Owl [excl. vanderwateri]
English (United Kingdom): Mountain Scops Owl
Esperanto: Montara orelstrigo
Spanish: Autillo montano
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Montano
Estonian: nõlvapäll
Finnish: vuoripöllönen
French: Petit-duc tacheté, Petit-duc tacheté ou P.-d. de Java (excl. vanderwateri)
Hungarian: pettyes füleskuvik
Indonesian: Celepuk Gunung
Italian: Assiolo montano
Japanese (romaji): taiwankonohazuku
Japanese: タイワンコノハズク
Japanese (Kanji): 台湾木の葉木菟
Scientific: Ephialtes spilocephalus, Otus [spilocephalus, stresemanni or angelinae, excl. vandewateri], Otus spilocephalus, Otus spilocephalus spilocephalus
Lithuanian: Dėmėtasis apuokėlis
Latvian: madarainā pūcīte
Malay: Hantu Gunung
Nepali: लेकाली उलूक
Dutch: Gevlekte Dwergooruil
Norwegian: Hammerugle
Polish: syczek górski
Pinyin: huáng-zuǐ jiǎo-xiāo
Russian: Пятнистая совка
Slovak: výrik horský
Swedish: Bergdvärguv
Thai: นกเค้าภูเขา
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰáw pʰuu-kʰăw
Ukrainian: Сплюшка гірська
Vietnamese: Cú mèo latusơ
Chinese: 黄嘴角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 黃嘴角鴞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黃嘴角鴞
Chinese (Taiwan): 黃嘴角鸮

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