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Taxon profile

order

owls
Strigiformes Wagler, 1830

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae

Images

Bubo bubo - Eurasian Eagle-owl

Bubo bubo - Eurasian Eagle-owl

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Surnia ulula - Northern Hawk Owl

Surnia ulula - Northern Hawk Owl

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Functions restricted to taxon Strigiformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

family Tytonidae Mathews, 1912 - barn owls
family Strigidae Leach, 1820 - owls
family Ogygoptyngidae Rich & Bohaska, 1981
family Palaeoglaucidae Mourer-Chauviré, 1987
family Protostrigidae Wetmore, 1933
family Sophiornithidae Mourer-Chauviré, 1987

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [64f4592c-a157-4aae-b8fb-74df43466db8]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Strigiformes]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Strigiformes]

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Explanations

extinct taxon