WoRMS taxon details

Asio capensis (Smith, 1834)

212686  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212686)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Length: 32-38 cm. Plumage: brown above and below, vermiculated and barred with buff below; round face pale brown with a...  
Description Length: 32-38 cm. Plumage: brown above and below, vermiculated and barred with buff below; round face pale brown with a black rim and black feathers around eyes; whitish training edge of secondaries and pale tawny patches near wingtips conspecuous in flight; eartufts short. Immature like adult. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; cere grey-brown; feet blackish. Habitat: coastal marsh and other open habitats. Resident. <390><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Asio capensis (Smith, 1834). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212686 on 2018-10-21
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-25 06:52:31Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
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: 32-38 cm. Plumage: brown above and below, vermiculated and barred with buff below; round face pale brown with a black rim and black feathers around eyes; whitish training edge of secondaries and pale tawny patches near wingtips conspecuous in flight; eartufts short. Immature like adult. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; cere grey-brown; feet blackish. Habitat: coastal marsh and other open habitats. Resident. <390><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Afrikaanse Velduil  [details]
English marsh owl  [details]
French Hibou du Cap  [details]
German Kap-Ohreule  [details]
Lithuanian pelkinė pelėda  [details]
Polish uszatka mauretańska  [details]
Russian африканская ушастая сова  [details]
Slovenian afriška uharica  [details]
Spanish búho moro  [details]
Ukrainian Вухата сова болотянаБолотяна вухата сова  [details]