Himalayan Owl

Strix nivicolum - Chouette des neiges

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Strix

  • Species
    :

    nivicolum

Descriptor

Blyth, 1845

Biometrics
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Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Himalayan Owl (Strix nivicolum) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Strix nivicolum nivicolum (ne India and Nepal to se China, Myanmar and Vietnam)
  • Strix nivicolum yamadae (s Taiwan)
  • Strix nivicolum ma (ne China and Korea)

Foreign names

  • Chouette des neiges,
  • Cárabo del Himalaya,
  • Himalaya-Waldkauz,
  • Kleine Himalayabosuil,
  • orientkattuggla,
  • Orientkattugle,
  • sova horská,
  • gamarús de l'Himàlaia,
  • puszczyk leśny,
  • *灰林鸮,
  • 喜瑪拉雅林鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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