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Northern Saw-whet Owl
Aegolius acadicus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Aegolius

Scientific:
  Aegolius acadicus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.296

Protonym:
  Strix acadica

Avibase ID:
  26BA25EFD0F06DF7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26BA25EF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177942

Geographic range:

  • Aegolius acadicus acadicus: Mixed woodlands of s Alaska to s Mexico
  • Aegolius acadicus brooksi: Queen Charlotte Islands (off British Columbia)
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Northern Saw-whet Owl
Tchekeg:
  sýc americký
Alamaneg:
  Sägekauz
daneg:
  Lille Perleugle
Spagnoleg:
  Mochuelo Cabezón
Finneg:
  amerikanhelmipöllö
Galleg:
  Petite Nyctale
Islandeg:
  Hnitugla
Italianeg:
  Civetta capogrosso del Nordamerica
Japaneg:
  amerikakinmefukurou
japaneg:
  アメリカキンメフクロウ
Nederlandeg:
  Zaaguil
Norvegeg:
  Slipeugle
Poloneg:
  wlochatka mala
Portugaleg:
  Mocho-amolador
Rusianeg:
  Североамериканский мохноногий сыч
Sloveg:
  pôtik škripľavý
Svedeg:
  rostpärluggla
Sinaeg:
  棕榈鬼鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Petite Nyctale ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Petite Nyctale ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Northern Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Saw-whet Owl ( Aegolius acadicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aegolius acadicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aegolius acadicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aegolius [acadicus or ridgwayi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bulgareg: Американска пернатонога кукумявка
Katalaneg: Mussol acadià
Tchekeg: sýc americký
daneg: Lille Perleugle
Alamaneg: Sägekauz
Saozneg - RU: Northern saw-whet owl, Saw-whet Owl
English (IOC): Northern Saw-whet Owl
Spagnoleg: Lechuza norteña, Mochuelo Cabezón, Tecolote afilador, Tecolote Oyamelero Norteño, Tecolote-abetero Norteño
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Cabezón
Spanish (HBW): Northern Saw-whet Owl
Spanish (Mexico): tecolote afilador, Tecolote Oyamelero Norteño, Tecolote-abetero Norteño
Estoneg: töbikakk
Finneg: Amerikanhelmipöllö
Galleg: Nyctale d'Acadie, Petite Nyctale
Hungareg: fűrészbagoly
Islandeg: Hnitugla
Italianeg: Civetta capogrosso del Nordamerica
Japaneg: amerikakinmefukurou
japaneg: アメリカキンメフクロウ
latin: Aegolius acadicus, Aegolius acadicus acadicus, Strix acadica
lituaneg: Amerikinė lututė
latveg: čīgātājapogs
Nederlandeg: Zaaguil
Norvegeg: Slipeugle
Norvegeg: Slipeugle
Poloneg: wlochatka mala, Włochatka mała
Portugaleg: Mocho-amolador
Rusianeg: Новошотландский Мохноногий Сыч, Североамериканский мохноногий сыч, Североамериканский сыч
Sloveg: kuvik škripľavý, pôtik škripľavý
Serbeg: Severnoamerička gaćasta kukumavka
Svedeg: Rostpärluggla
Turkeg: Kızıl Benekli Paçalı Baykuş
Ukrainiek: Сич північний
Sinaeg: 棕榈鬼鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 棕櫚鬼鴞

 

         

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