Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Boreal Owl

Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Tengmalm's Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ontario, Canada - Mar, 1987 © Allen Chartier  Minnesota, USA - Jan 10, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Italy - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Tammisaari, Finland - Apr, 1988 © Esa Ervasti  Karjaa, Finland - Apr, 1988 © Esa Ervasti 
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N. North America. Wc. and n. Palearctic;
Two main populations with small isolated populations further s.;
(1) N. and c. Europe from Scandinavia across n. and c. Russia and s. to the Pyrenees, Alps and Balkans and e. to the Ural Mountains.
(2) N. Caucasus.
(3) Kazakhstan, w. China (Tien Shan and Tarbagatay Mountains), w. Siberia to ne. China (Heilongjiang) and Russian Far East ( Anadyrland, Kamchatka Peninsula and Sakhalin Is.), and possibly n. Japan.
(4) Ne. Siberia from Kolyma to Kamchatka.
(5) Ex. nw. India (Lahul), w. and c. China (Qinghai and Kansu).
(6) C. Alaska and n. Canada and n. United States from c. Yukon, s. Mackenzie, n. Saskatchewan, n. Manitoba, n. Ontario, c. Quebec, Labrador, and Newfoundland s. to s. Alaska, n. British Columbia, w. Washington, w. Oregon, c. Idaho, c. Saskatchewan, s. Manitoba, ne. Minnesota, w. and c. Ontario, s. Quebec and New Brunswick and locally in Montana, nw. Wyoming, Colorado and ex. n. New Mexico.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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