WoRMS taxon details

Scotopelia peli (Bonaparte, 1850)

212684  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212684)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Length: 61-63 cm. Plumage: above tawny rufous barred brownish black; below tawny buff streaked and spotted blackish brown;...  
Description Length: 61-63 cm. Plumage: above tawny rufous barred brownish black; below tawny buff streaked and spotted blackish brown; facial disc indistinct, tawny; tail rufous with narrow darker bars; female paler than male. Immature paler than adult. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black with paler base; feet and legs pinkish white. Habitat: forest bordering estuaries, rivers and swamps. <390><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Scotopelia peli (Bonaparte, 1850). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212684 on 2018-10-23
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 61-63 cm. Plumage: above tawny rufous barred brownish black; below tawny buff streaked and spotted blackish brown; facial disc indistinct, tawny; tail rufous with narrow darker bars; female paler than male. Immature paler than adult. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black with paler base; feet and legs pinkish white. Habitat: forest bordering estuaries, rivers and swamps. <390><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Pel-visuil  [details]
English Pel's fishing-owlPel's fishing owl  [details]
French chouette-pĂȘcheuse de Pel  [details]
German Bindenfischeule  [details]