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Morepork

Ninox novaeseelandiae (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Southern Boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae), also called the Tasmanian spotted owl, is a small brown owl found throughout New Zealand, Tasmania, across most of mainland Australia and in Timor, southern New Guinea and nearby islands. This bird is the smallest owl in Australia and is the continent's most widely distributed and common owl. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Ninox

Scientific:
  Ninox novaeseelandiae

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.296

Protonym:
  Strix novae Seelandiae

Avibase ID:
  E8E9C26DAFD46DC2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E8E9C26D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555480

Geographic range:

  • Ninox novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae: New Zealand and offshore islands
  • Ninox novaeseelandiae albaria: Lord Howe I. Extinct
  • Ninox novaeseelandiae undulata: Norfolk I.
English:
Morepork
Czech:
sovka ostrovní
German:
Kuckuckskauz
Danish:
Newzealandsk Høgeugle
Spanish:
Nínox Maorí
Finnish:
uudenseelanninhaukkapöllö
French:
Ninoxe boubouk
Italian:
Gufastore di Nuova Zelanda
Japanese:
nyu-ji-randoaobazuku
Japanese:
ニュアジアランドアオバズク
Dutch:
Nieuw-Zeelandse Boeboekuil
Norwegian:
Nattsvermerugle
Polish:
sowica ciemnolica
Portuguese:
Coruja-lavradora
Russian:
Рыжебрюхая иглоногая сова
Slovak:
sovka mopoke
Swedish:
Nya Zeelandspökuggla
Ukrainian:
Морепорк
Chinese:
斑布克鹰鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Morepork ( Ninox novaeseelandiae) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ninox [novaeseelandiae or leucopsis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Кукувича иглонога сова
Catalan: Nínox de Nova Zelanda
Czech: Sovka bubuk, sovka ostrovní
Danish: Newzealandsk Høgeugle
German: Kuckuckskauz, Neuseeland-Kuckuckskauz
English: Australian Boobook, Boobook Owl, Dark Boobook, Fawn-bellied Owl, Marbled Owl, Mopoke, Morepork, New Zealand boobook owl, New Zealand Owl, Ruru, Southern Boobook, Southern Boobook (Morepork), Southern boobook owl, Spotted Owl, Streaked Boobook
Spanish: Lechuza Gavilana Maorí, Lechuza gavilana sureña, Nínox Maorí
Spanish (Spain): Nínox Australiano
Estonian: lõuna-haugaskakk
Finnish: Australianhaukkapöllö, uudenseelanninhaukkapöllö
French: Chouette coucou de Nouvelle-Zélande, Ninoxe boubouk, Ninoxe de Nouvelle-Zélande
Hungarian: kakukkbagoly
Indonesian: Pungguk Coklat
Italian: Civetta Bookbook, Gufastore di Nuova Zelanda
Japanese: nyuajiarandoaobazuku, nyu-ji-randoaobazuku
Japanese: ニュアジアランドアオバズク, ニュージーランドアオバズク
Korean: 솔부엉이
Scientific: Ninox novaeseelandiae, Ninox novaeseelandiae [novaeseelandiae Group], Ninox novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae, Strix novae Seelandiae, Strix novaeseelandiae
Lithuanian: Naujosios Zelandijos gegutinė pelėdikė
Maori: Ruru
Dutch: Boeboekuil, Nieuw-Zeelandse Boeboekuil
Norwegian: Nattsvermerugle
Polish: sowica ciemnolica
Portuguese: Coruja-lavradora
Portuguese (Portugal): Mocho-australiano
Russian: Кукушечья иглоногая сова, Новозеландская Иглоногая Сова, Рыжебрюхая иглоногая сова
Slovak: Kuvik boobook, sovka mopoke
Serbian: Južni bubuk
Swedish: Nya Zeelandspökuggla
Thai: นกเค้าเหยี่ยว
Ukrainian: Морепорк
Vietnamese: Cú vọ lưng nâu
Chinese: 斑布克鹰鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 布布克鷹鴞

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