Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Tawny Owl
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Tawny Owl, Tawny Wood-Owl, Eurasian Wood-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeEurope and North Africa through Middle East to sc. Asia;
Two main popuatons;
(1) N. and e. Europe from s. Scandinavia e. to w. Russia (Ural Mountains) and s. to the Alps, Balkans and Black Sea.
(2) E. Russia from the Ural Mountains to w. Siberia.
(3) Great Britain, France, Spain and Portugal. Probably also in s. Italy, Greece e. to w. and c. Turkey and Middle East (Israel and Syria).
(4) Nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia).
(5) Ne. Turkey, Caucasus Mountains and nw. Iran to Turkmeniya.
(6) N. and e. Iraq to w. and sw. Iran.
(7) E. Turkestan and nw. Tadzhikistan.
(8) Afghanistan, n. Pakistan and nw. India.
(9) Himalayas of Nepal, se. Tibet to w. and se. China, n. Burma and n. Vietnam.
(10) Ne. China (Jilin) and Korea.
(11) S. Taiwan.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
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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