Taxon profile


Tawny Owl
Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758

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

Least Concern


juvenile animal


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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Prionus coriarius (Linnaeus, 1758) - Tanner

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Strix aluco aluco Linnaeus, 1758

Strix aluco aluco

subspecies Strix aluco biddulphi (Scully, 1881)
subspecies Strix aluco harmsi (Zarudny, 1911)
subspecies Strix aluco mauritanica (Witherby, 1905)
subspecies Strix aluco sanctinicolai (Zarudny, 1905)
subspecies Strix aluco siberiae Dementjev, 1934
subspecies Strix aluco sylvatica Shaw, 1809
subspecies Strix aluco willkonskii (Menzbier, 1896)

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/tawny-owl/strix-aluco/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Bird Life 5.1 [2240]

Bird Life [] [as Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97047]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Strix aluco]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Strix aluco]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Strix aluco]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Strix aluco]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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