Taxon profile


Buffy Fish Owl
Ketupa ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls »  family Strigidae - owls »  genus Ketupa

Scientific synonyms

Strix ketupu Horsfield, 1821
Bubo ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)
Ketupa ketupu javanensis Lesson, 1830
Ketupa javanensis Lesson, 1830
Bubo ketupu javanensis (Lesson, 1830)

Other names

= Buffy Fish-owl
= Malay Fish-owl
= Sunda Fishing Owl (Ketupa ketupu javanensis)

Least Concern


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Ketupa ketupu ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)
subspecies Ketupa ketupu minor Büttikofer, 1896

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22689024]

Bird Life [] [as Ketupa ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [084bc7f2-9dd2-4407-8c4e-387c27f71d24]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Bubo ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55026]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Ketupa ketupu Horsfield, 1821]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Ketupa ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2546:fischeulen-ketupa]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Ketupa ketupu (Horsfield, 1821)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ketupa ketupu]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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