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boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)
Subject: boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)
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Nyctala funerea - 1800-1812 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ18400213 - boreal owl (Aegolius funereus).jpg
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boreal owl (Aegolius funereus)

Nyctala funerea
Date 1800-1812
Source/Photographer [Susemihl, Teutsche Ornithologie]
Old Latin name Nyctala funerea
New Latin name Aegolius funereus
Common name Nederlands: Ruigpootuil

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.

tengmalm's owl
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