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Strigiformes (Owls)

 

Family: Strigidae (True Owls)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aegolius gradyi Olson, 2012 Bermuda saw-whet owl Holocene Bermuda Extinct Access
Asio priscus Howard, 1964 - Late Pleistocene Channel Islands (San Miguel Island & Santa Rosa Island), California, USA Extinct Access
Athene angelis Mourer-Chauviré et. al. 1997 - c.80,000 BC Corsica, France Extinct Access
Athene blewitti (Hume, 1873) Forest little owl, Forest owlet, Forest spotted owlet - India (central) Rediscovered Access
Athene cretensis Weesie, 1982 Cretan owl Late Pleistocene Armathia and Crete, Greece Extinct Access
Athene cunicularia amaura (Lawrence, 1878) Antiguan burrowing owl c.1890 Antigua and Barbuda Extinct Access
Athene cunicularia guadeloupensis (Ridgway, 1874) Marie-Galante burrowing owl c.1890 Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe, West Indies Extinct Access
Athene cunicularia providentiae Brodkorb, 1959 Bahamas burrowing owl, Bahaman burrowing owl Late Pleistocene Bahamas Extinct Access
Athene cf. cunicularia sp. nov. 'Jamaica' - Jamaican burrowing owl ? Jamaica Extinct Access
Athene cf. cunicularia sp. nov. 'Puerto Rico' - Puerto Rican burrowing owl ? Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Athene sp. nov. 'Eubea' - Eubea owl Holocene? Eubea Extinct Access
Bubo insularis Mourer-Chauviré & Weesie, 1986 - Late Pleistocene Corsica and Sardinia, Italy Invalid (synonym) Access
Bubo osvaldoi Arredondo & Olson, 1994 Cuban horned owl ? Cuba Extinct Access
Bubo sinclairi Miller, 1911 - Late Pleistocene California, USA Extinct Access
Bubo zeylonensis lamarmorae Dehaut, 1911 - Late Pleistocene Europe Extinct Access
Bubo sp. nov. 'Mexico' - - Late Pleistocene Mexico Extinct Access
Glaucidium dickinsoni Brodkorb, 1959 - Late Pleistocene? Bahamas Invalid? Access
Glaucidium kurochkini Campbell and BocheĊ„ski, 2013 Kurochkin's pygmy owl Late Pleistocene California, USA Extinct Access
Glaucidium mooreorum Da Silva et al. 2002 Pernambuco pygmy owl, Pernambuco pygmy-owl November 2001 Pernambuco State, Brazil Missing Access
Grallistrix auceps Olson & James, 1991 Kaua'i stilt owl, Long-legged Kauai owl Holocene Kaua'i, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Grallistrix erdmani Olson & James, 1991 Maui stilt owl Holocene Maui, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Grallistrix geleches Olson & James, 1991 Molokai stilt owl Holocene Molokai, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Grallistrix orion Olson & James, 1991 Oahu stilt owl Holocene Oahu, Hawaii Extinct Access
Megascops nudipes newtoni Lawrence, 1860 Virgin Islands screech-owl, Virgin Islands screech owl, St. Thomas screech owl pre-1928 Virgin Islands Extinct Access
Micrathene whitneyi graysoni (Ridgway, 1886) Socorro elf owl 1931 Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico Extinct Access
Ninox albifacies albifacies Gray, 1844 Laughing owl, South Island whekau 1916 South Island and Stewart Island (historically), Chatham Islands (prehistorically), New Zealand Extinct Access
Ninox albifacies rufifacies Buller, 1904 Laughing owl, North Island whekau late 1800's North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Ninox novaeseelandiae albaria (Ramsey, 1888) Lord Howe boobook owl 1950's Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Ninox novaeseelandiae undulata (Latham, 1801) Norfolk boobook, Norfolk Island boobook, Norfolk Island owl Norfolk Island morepork 1996 Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
Oraristrix brea Howard, 1933 La Brea owl Late Pleistocene California, USA Extinct Access
Otus alfredi (Hartert, 1897) Flores scops owl, Flores scops-owl - Flores, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Otus capnodes (Gurney, 1889) Anjouan scops-owl, Anjouan scops owl, Badanga, Comoro scops owl - Anjouan (= Ndzuani Island), Comoro Islands, Indian Ocean Rediscovered Access
Otus collari Lambert & Rasmussen, 1998 Sangihe Scops-owl, Sangihe Scops Owl - Sangihe, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Otus frutuosoi Rando et al., 2013 São Miguel Scops owl ? São Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago, North Atlantic Ocean Extinct Access
Otus grucheti Mourer-Chauviré, Bour, Moutou & Ribes, 1994 Réunion owl, Réunion lizard-owl post-1600 AD Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Otus insularis (Tristram, 1880) Seychelles scops-owl, Seychelles scops owl - Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Otus mauli Rando, Pieper, Alcover & Olson, 2012 Madeiran scops owl, Madeiran scops-owl ? Madeira (& Porto Santo?), Portugal Extinct Access
Otus murivorus (Milne-Edwards, 1873) Rodrigues owl, Rodrigues lizard-owl, Leguat's owl 1726 Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Otus pauliani (Benson, 1960) Grand Comoro scops-owl, Karthala scops owl, Grand Comoro scops-owl, Comoro scops-owl - Grand Comoro (=Ngadzidja Island), Comoros Rediscovered Access
Otus rufescens burbidgei Hachisuka,1934 Sulu reddish scops owl 1900's (pre-1935) "Jolo Island" (=Sulu, Philippines) Invalid (synonym) Access
Otus sauzieri Newton & Gadow, 1893 Mauritius owl, Mauritian lizard-owl, Mauritius lizard-owl, Commerson's scops owl 1837 Mauritius Extinct Access
Otus siaoensis
(Schlegel, 1873)
Siau scops owl, Siau scops-owl 1866 Siau Island, Indonesia Missing Access
Strix butleri (Hume, 1878) Hume's owl, Hume’s tawny owl, Omani owl - Iran, Oman, Pakistan etc. Rediscovered Access
Strix sp. nov. 'Georgia' - - Late Pleistocene Georgia, USA Extinct Access
Xenoglaux loweryi O'Neill & Graves, 1977 Long-whiskered owlet - Peru Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Tytonidae (Barn Owls, Bay Owls, Grass Owls, Masked Owls)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Phodilus badius riverae McGregor, 1927 Samar bay owl pre-1928 Samar Island, Philippines Invalid? Access
Phodilus prigoginei Schouteden, 1952 African bay owl, Congo bay-owl, Congo bay owl, Congo bay-owl, Itombwe owl - Itombwe Mountains, Democratic Republic of Congo Rediscovered Access
Tyto cf. alba/aurantiaca - New Ireland lesser barn owl ? New Ireland, Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
Tyto balearica balearica Mourer-Chouviré, Alcover, Moyà-Solà, and Pons-Moyà, 1980 Balearics owl Late Pleistocene Balearic Islands Extinct Access
Tyto balearica cyrneichnusae Louchart, 2002 - Middle Pleistocene? Corsica and Sardinia Extinct Access
Tyto cavatica Wetmore, 1920 - Late Pleistocene Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Tyto cravesae Suárez & Olson, 2015 - Late Pleistocene or Holocene Cuba Extinct Access
Tyto inexspectata (Schlegel, 1879) Minahassa masked-owl, Minahassa masked owl, Minahassa barn-owl, Minahassa owl, Unexpected owl - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Tyto? letocarti Balouet & Olson, 1989 New Caledonian barn owl Holocene New Caledonia Extinct Access
Tyto melitensis (Lydekker, 1891) Maltese barn owl, Malta barn owl Late Pleistocene Malta Invalid (synonym) Access
Tyto neddi Steadman & Hilgartner, 1999 - ? Barbuda, Lesser Antillean Islands Invalid (synonym) Access
Tyto nigrobrunnea Neumann, 1939 Taliabu masked-owl, Taliabu masked owl, Sula barn-owl, Taliabu owl, Sula Islands barn owl - Taliabu, Sula Islands Rediscovered Access
Tyto noeli Arredondo, 1972 Noel’s giant barn owl Late Pleistocene? Barbuda, Cuba & Jamaica Extinct Access
Tyto novaehollandiae cayelii (Hartert, 1900) Buru masked owl - Buru, Maluku Islands (=Moluccas), Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Tyto novaehollandiae sororcula (Sclater, 1883) Maluku masked owl, Moluccan masked owl, Lesser masked owl - Larat and Yamdena, Tanimbar Islands, Maluku Islands (=Moluccas), Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Tyto novaehollandiae troughtoni Cayley, 1931 Cave-nesting masked owl, Cave dwelling masked owl, South Australian cave dwelling masked owl 16 October 1921 or later Nullabor Plain, Australia (southern) Invalid (synonym) Access
Tyto cf. novahollandiae #1 - Mussau barn owl Holocene? Mussau, St. Matthias Islands, Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
Tyto cf. novahollandiae #2 - New Ireland greater barn owl Holocene? New Ireland, Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
Tyto ostologa Wetmore, 1922 - ? Haiti, Hispaniola Extinct Access
Tyto pollens Wetmore, 1937 Andros Island barn owl, Bahamian barn owl, Bahamian great owl Holocene Little Exuma and New Providence, Bahamas & Cuba Extinct Access
Tyto riveroi Arredondo, 1972 - Late Pleistocene? Cuba Extinct Access
Tyto rosenbergii pelengensis Neumann, 1939 Peleng masked owl 22 August 1938 Peleng Island, Banggai Islands, Indonesia Rediscovered? Access
Tyto soumagnei (Milne Edwards, 1878) Madagascar red owl, Red owl, Soumagne's owl, Madagascar grass owl - Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Tyto sp. nov. 'Cuba' - - ? Cuba Extinct Access
TYTONIDAE sp. nov. 'Rapa Nui' - - ? Rapa Nui (=Easter Island) Extinct Access