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Spectacled Owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata (Latham, 1790)

The Spectacled Owl, Pulsatrix perspicillata, is a large tropical owl. It is a resident breeder from southern Mexico and Trinidad, through Central America, south to southern Brazil, Paraguay and northwestern Argentina. There are six subspecies. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Pulsatrix

Scientific:
  Pulsatrix perspicillata

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. p.58

Protonym:
  Strix perspicillata

Avibase ID:
  802B0A7F1039BFA9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/802B0A7F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555442

Geographic range:

  • Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata: E Colombia to Venezuela, the Guianas, Brazil and n Bolivia
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata saturata: S Mexico (Veracruz and Oaxaca) to w Panama (Chiriquí)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata chapmani: E Costa Rica and Panama to Colombia, w Ecuador and nw Peru
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata trinitatis: Trinidad
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata boliviana: S Bolivia and n Argentina
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English:
Spectacled Owl
Catalan:
Gamarús d'ulleres
Czech:
puštík brýlatý
Danish:
Brilleugle
German:
Brillenkauz
Spanish:
Lechuzón de Anteojos
Spanish (Spain):
Lechuzón de Anteojos
Finnish:
kultapöllö
French:
Chouette à lunettes
Hungarian:
pápaszemes bagoly
Italian:
Gufo dagli occhiali
Japanese (romaji):
meganefukurou
Japanese:
ネガネフクロウ
Lithuanian:
Akiniuotoji neotropinė pelėda
Dutch:
Briluil
Norwegian:
Brilleugle
Polish:
puchaczyk zóltobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Murucututu-cara-branca
Portuguese (Brazil):
Murucututu
Russian:
Сова очковая
Slovak:
Sova okuliarnatá
Swedish:
Glasögonuggla
Ukrainian:
Сова вохристочерева
Chinese:
眼镜鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
眼鏡鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Spectacled Owl ( Pulsatrix perspicillata) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pulsatrix [perspicillata or pulsatrix] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Azerbaijani: eynəkli bayquş
Bulgarian: Голяма очилата сова
Catalan: Gamarús d'ulleres
Czech: puštík brýlatý
Danish: Brilleugle
German: Brillenkauz
English: Spectacled Owl
Spanish: Búho de anteojos, Lechuzón de Anteojos
Spanish (Argentine): Lechuzón mocho grande
Spanish (Bolivia): Lechuzón grande de collar
Spanish (Colombia): Búho de anteojos
Spanish (Costa Rica): Buho de anteojos
Spanish (Spain): Lechuzón de Anteojos
Spanish (Honduras): Buho de anteojos
Spanish (Mexico): Búho de Anteojos
Spanish (Panama): Búho de Anteojos
Spanish (Peru): Búho de Anteojos
Spanish (Paraguay): Lechuzón mocho grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Lechuzón de Anteojos
Estonian: suur-prillkakk
Finnish: Kultapöllö
French: Chouette à lunettes
Guarani: Urukure'a guasu
Hungarian: pápaszemes bagoly
Italian: Gufo dagli occhiali
Japanese (romaji): meganefukurou
Japanese: ネガネフクロウ
Scientific: Pulsatrix perspicillata, Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata, Strix perspicillata
Lithuanian: Akiniuotoji neotropinė pelėda
Dutch: Briluil
Norwegian: Brilleugle
Polish: puchaczyk zóltobrzuchy, puchaczyk żółtobrzuchy
Portuguese: Murucututu-cara-branca
Portuguese (Brazil): Murucututu
Portuguese (Portugal): Murucututu
Russian: Сова очковая
Slovak: Sova okuliarnatá
Swedish: Glasögonuggla
Turkish: Gözlüklü Baykuş
Tatar: күзлекле ябалак
Ukrainian: Сова вохристочерева
Chinese: 眼镜鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 眼鏡鴞

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