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boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)
Subject: boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)
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Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs (Pl. 30) (7830887082) - boreal owl (Aegolius funereus).jpg
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boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)

Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs.
Date 1842
Author Meyer, H. L.; Meyer, H. L.; S. & J. Bentley and Henry Fley; S. & J. Bentley, Wilson & Fley

The boreal owl (Aegolius funereus) is a small owl. In Europe, it is typically known as Tengmalm's owl after Swedish naturalist Peter Gustaf Tengmalm or, more rarely, Richardson's owl after Sir John Richardson. The scientific name is from Latin. The genus name Aegolius is a type of screech owl thought to be a bird of ill omen, and funereus means "funereal".

Scientific Name: Aegolius funereus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Boreal Owl, Tengmalm's Owl
French: Nyctale de Tengmalm German: Raufußkauz Spanish: Mochuelo boreal
Taxonomy: Strix funerea Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.

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