Rufous Fishing Owl

Scotopelia ussheri - Chouette-pêcheuse rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scotopelia

  • Species
    :

    ussheri

Descriptor

Sharpe, 1871

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 743 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rufous Fishing Owl (Scotopelia ussheri) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chouette-pêcheuse rousse,
  • Cárabo Pescador Rojizo,
  • Corujão-pesqueiro de ussher,
  • Rotrücken-Fischeule,
  • vöröshátú halászbagoly,
  • Rosse Visuil,
  • Gufo pescatore rossiccio,
  • Rödbrun fiskuggla,
  • Liberiaflodugle,
  • hlavaňa hrdzavá,
  • ketupa červenavá,
  • Rødbrun Fiskeugle,
  • ghanankalapöllö,
  • duc pescador rogenc,
  • rybiarka kreskowana,
  • Красноспинная рыбная сова,
  • アカウオクイフクロウ,
  • 棕渔鸮,
  • 棕漁鴞,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

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