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Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Bubo bubo ruthenus (Zhitlov et Buturlin, 1906)

Обыкновенный филин | Үкі

Naurzum-Karagai forest, Naurzum Natural Reserve
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Background colour is rusty-yellow with expressed greyish tinge. Dark pattern on upper- and under-parts is brownish-black. Wing coverts have whitish spots. Dark pattern on upper parts (head, back and shoulders) occupies less area than background. Male wing length 430-468, female 471-515 mm.


Lives in northern part of Volga-Ural area and in middle current of Ural valley. Probably this race lives in Naurzum Reserve.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 2. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1962.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.
Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.


relative taxons

Bubo bubo
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Bubo bubo sibiricus
(Gloger, 1833)
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Bubo bubo yenisseensis
(Buturlin, 1911)
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Bubo bubo turcomanus
(Eversmann, 1835)
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Bubo bubo omissus
(Dementiev, 1933)
Bubo bubo hemachalanus
(Hume, 1873)
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