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Snowy Owl
Bubo scandiacus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Strix scandiaca Linnaeus, 1758
Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bubo scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= White Owl

Vulnerable

Images


juvenile animal


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Bubo scandiacus gallicus (Mourer-Chauviré, 1975)
subspecies Bubo scandiacus scandicus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Bubo scandiacus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22689055]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Bubo scandiacus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97040]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Bubo scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55027]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Bubo scandiacus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Bubo scandiacus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2545:schneeeule-nyctea-scandiaca]

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 Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Nyctea scandiaca]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Bubo scandiacus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Bubo scandiacus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Nyctea scandiaca]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Bubo scandiacus]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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Explanations

extinct taxon