Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Bubo bubo - Grand-duc d'Europe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bubo

  • Species
    :

    bubo

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 75 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 160 à 188 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1750 à 4200 g
Longevity

21 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 16 Subspecies

  • Bubo bubo hispanus (Iberian Pen.)
  • Bubo bubo bubo (Scandinavia and France to w Russia)
  • Bubo bubo interpositus (Turkey to Bulgaria, Romania and s Ukraine)
  • Bubo bubo nikolskii (e Iraq to w Pakistan)
  • Bubo bubo ruthenus (c, e and s European Russia)
  • Bubo bubo sibiricus (Ural Mts.of e European Russia and w Siberia to c and sw Siberia)
  • Bubo bubo yenisseensis (c Siberia to n Mongolia)
  • Bubo bubo jakutensis (nc and ne Siberia)
  • Bubo bubo turcomanus (Kazakhstan to w Mongolia and nw China)
  • Bubo bubo omissus (ne Iran and Turkmenistan to w China)
  • Bubo bubo hemachalanus (w Himalayas to w Tibet)
  • Bubo bubo tibetanus (Tibetan Plateau)
  • Bubo bubo tarimensis (e Tarim Basin. w China. to s Mongolia)
  • Bubo bubo kiautschensis (e China, Korea)
  • Bubo bubo ussuriensis (se Siberia and e Mongolia to ne China and e Siberia)
  • Bubo bubo borissowi (Sakhalin and Kuril Is.. off se Siberia.)

Foreign names

  • Grand-duc d'Europe,
  • Búho Real,
  • Bufo-real,
  • Uhu,
  • Uhu,
  • Oehoe,
  • Gufo reale eurasiatico,
  • Berguv,
  • Hubro,
  • výr skalný,
  • výr velký,
  • Stor Hornugle,
  • huuhkaja,
  • duc eurasiàtic,
  • Úfur,
  • puchacz (zwyczajny),
  • ūpis,
  • velika uharica,
  • Филин,
  • ワシミミズク,
  • 雕鸮,
  • 鵰鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate ; Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) : Caves ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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