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Strigidae
True owls
family of Strigiformes

latin name german name english name species in collection
Aegolius 1 1
Asio Ohreulen 3 3
Athene Steinkäuze 2 2
Bubo Uhus 8 8
Glaucidium Sperlingskäuze 5 5
Ketupa Fischuhus 1 1
Megascops Kreischeulen 1 1
Ninox Kuckuckskäuze Boobook or hawk owls 3 3
Otus Zwergohreulen Scops Owls 8 8
Ptilopsis Weißgesichtseulen White-faced owls 2 2
Pulsatrix Brillenkäuze 1 1
Strix Käuze 9 9
Surnia Sperbereulen 1 1
trivial name latin name name specimens
Tawny Owl
Strix aluco
Strix aluco 10 10
Great Grey Owl
Strix nebulosa
Strix nebulosa 2 2
Ural Owl
Strix uralensis
Strix uralensis 4 4
Long-eared Owl
Asio otus
Asio otus 22 22
Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus
Asio flammeus 11 11
Eurasian Eagle Owl
Bubo bubo
Bubo bubo 5 5
Snowy Owl
Bubo scandiacus
Bubo scandiacus 2 2
Eurasian Pygmy Owl
Glaucidium passerinum
Glaucidium passerinum 7 7
Eurasian Scops Owl
Otus scops
Otus scops 12 12
Boreal Owl / Tengmalm
Aegolius funereus
Aegolius funereus 4 4
White-faced Owl
Ptilopsis leucotis
Ptilopsis leucotis 2 2
Brown wood owl
Strix leptogrammica
Strix leptogrammica 2 2
Rufous-legged or Chaco Owl
Strix chacoensis
Strix chacoensis 1 1
Little Owl
Athene noctua
Athene noctua 23 23
Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia
Athene cunicularia 1 1
Spotted Owlet
Athene brama
Athene brama 2 2
Striped Owl
Asio clamator
Asio clamator 2 2
Verreaux
Bubo lacteus
Bubo lacteus 1 1
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Bubo virginianus 3 3
Cape Eagle-Owl
Bubo capensis
Bubo capensis 1 1
Spotted Eagle-Owl
Bubo africanus
Bubo africanus 2 2
Rock Eagle-Owl
Bubo bengalensis
Bubo bengalensis 1 1
Vermiculated Eagle-Owl
Bubo cinerascens
Bubo cinerascens 1 1
Asian Barred Owlet
Glaucidium cuculoides
Glaucidium cuculoides 2 2
Pearl-spotted Owlet
Glaucidium perlatum
Glaucidium perlatum 3 3
Ferruginous Pygmy Owl
Glaucidium brasilianum
Glaucidium brasilianum 4 4
Mountain Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium gnoma
Glaucidium gnoma 1 1
African Scops Owl
Otus senegalensis
Otus senegalensis 1 1
Reddish Scops Owl
Otus rufescens
Otus rufescens 1 1
Indian Scops Owl
Otus bakkamoena
Otus bakkamoena 2 2
Pallid Scops owl
Otus brucei
Otus brucei 3 3
Sunda scops owl
Otus lempiji
Otus lempiji 2 2
Oriental Scops-owl
Otus sunia
Otus sunia 1 1
Japanese Scops-Owl
Otus semitorques
Otus semitorques 1 1
Tropical Screech Owl
Megascops choliba
Megascops choliba 1 1
Western Screech Owl
Megascops kennicottii
Megascops kennicottii 1 1
Northern Hawk-owl
Surnia ulula
Surnia ulula 3 3
Spectacled owl
Pulsatrix perspicillata
Pulsatrix perspicillata 1 1
Southern White-faced Owl
Ptilopsis granti
Ptilopsis granti 1 1
Chestnut-backed Owlet
Ninox boobook
Ninox boobook 1 1
Brown Hawk-owl
Ninox scutulata
Ninox scutulata 3 3

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