Laughing Owl

Sceloglaux albifacies - Ninoxe rieuse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sceloglaux

  • Species
    :

    albifacies

Descriptor

Gray, GR, 1844

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 47 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 600 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Laughing Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Sceloglaux albifacies rufifacies (North Island, NZ)
  • Sceloglaux albifacies albifacies (South Island, NZ)

Foreign names

  • Ninoxe rieuse,
  • Nínox Reidor,
  • Mocho-risonho,
  • Lachkauz,
  • kacagóbagoly,
  • Lachuil,
  • Gufo sghignazzante,
  • Skrattuggla,
  • Latterugle,
  • sovka smejivá,
  • sovka bělolící,
  • Latterugle,
  • kirkupöllö,
  • nínox rialler,
  • sowica białolica,
  • Belolitsaïa,
  • ワライフクロウ,
  • 笑鸮,
  • 笑鴞,

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

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