Ural Owl

Strix uralensis - Chouette de l'Oural

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Strix

  • Species
    :

    uralensis

Descriptor

Pallas, 1771

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 62 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 124 à 134 cm.
  • Weight
    : 500 à 1300 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ural Owl (Strix uralensis) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Strix uralensis macroura (c and se Europe)
  • Strix uralensis liturata (n Poland and Scandinavia to nw Russia)
  • Strix uralensis uralensis (e European Russia to w Siberia)
  • Strix uralensis yenisseensis (c Siberia and ne Siberia to nw Mongolian plateau)
  • Strix uralensis daurica (sc Siberia and ne Mongolia to w and n Amurland. se Siberia. and w and n Manchuria (ne China))
  • Strix uralensis nikolskii (e Amurland. se Siberia. , Sakhalin I., ne China and Korea)
  • Strix uralensis japonica (s Kuril Is., Hokkaido. Japan.)
  • Strix uralensis hondoensis (n Honshu. Japan.)
  • Strix uralensis momiyamae (c Honshu. Japan.)
  • Strix uralensis fuscescens (w and s Honshu. Japan.)

Foreign names

  • Chouette de l'Oural,
  • Cárabo Uralense,
  • Coruja-uralense,
  • Habichtskauz,
  • Uráli bagoly,
  • Oeraluil,
  • Allocco degli Urali,
  • Slaguggla,
  • Slagugle,
  • sova dlhochvostá,
  • puštík bělavý,
  • Slagugle,
  • viirupöllö,
  • gamarús dels Urals,
  • Valugla,
  • puszczyk uralski,
  • urālpūce, garastes pūce,
  • kozača,
  • Длиннохвостая неясыть,
  • フクロウ,
  • 长尾林鸮,
  • 長尾林鴞,

Voice song and cries

Chouette de l'Oural
adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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