Taxon profile


Eurasian Eagle-owl
Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Strix bubo Linnaeus, 1758
Bubo ignavus Forster, 1817
Bubo maximus

Other names

= Eagle Owl

Least Concern


juvenile animal



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Included taxa

Number of records: 17

subspecies Bubo bubo borissowi Hesse, 1915
subspecies Bubo bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Eagle-owl

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subspecies Bubo bubo davidi Mourer-Chauviré, 1975
subspecies Bubo bubo hemachalanus Hume, 1873
subspecies Bubo bubo hispanus Rothschild & Hartert, 1910

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subspecies Bubo bubo interpositus Rothschild & Hartert, 1910

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subspecies Bubo bubo jakutensis Buturlin, 1908
subspecies Bubo bubo kiautschensis Reichenow, 1903

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subspecies Bubo bubo nikolskii Zarudny, 1905
subspecies Bubo bubo omissus Dementiev, 1932 - Turkmenian Eagle Owl

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subspecies Bubo bubo ruthenus Zhitkov & Buturlin, 1906
subspecies Bubo bubo sibiricus (Gloger, 1833) - Siberian Eagle Owl

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subspecies Bubo bubo tarimensis Buturlin, 1928
subspecies Bubo bubo tibetanus Bianchi, 1906
subspecies Bubo bubo turcomanus (Eversmann, 1835)
subspecies Bubo bubo ussuriensis Poliakov, 1915
subspecies Bubo bubo yenisseensis Buturlin, 1911

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22688927]

Bird Life [] [as Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97039]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55008]

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 Bubo bubo Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [399:uhu-bubo-bubo]

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 Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Bubo bubo]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Bubo bubo]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Bubo bubo]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Bubo bubo]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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