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    • Aegolius funereus
  • English
    • Boreal Owl
  • French
    • nyctale de Tengmalm
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BOOW
  • Portuguese
    • Mocho-funéreo

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What

Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) Aegolius funereus

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 18, 2014 08:28 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Boreal owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

crazyscientist22

Date

the past

Description

Brown , big , big eyes , Night stalker

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Description from Wikipedia

The Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) is a small owl. It is also known as the Tengmalm's Owl after Swedish naturalist Peter Gustaf Tengmalm. Other names for the owl include Richardson's Owl, Funeral Owl (latin: funereus), Sparrow Owl, and Pearl Owl (Finnish: helmipöllö and Swedish: pärluggla). This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.