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Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Bubo bubo hemachalanus (Hume, 1873)

Обыкновенный филин | Үкі

Chu river, Suzak region, South Kazakhstan oblast
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This race is close to turcomanus but background colour is more yellowish, less buff. Dark pattern on upper- and underparts some more expressed and less regular than in turcomanus and omissus. Dark longitudinal pattern on underparts covered on fore-belly. Male wing length 433-466, female 473-508 mm.


Lives in Southern Trans-Balkhash area, Dzhungarskiy Alatau, Chu river, Karatau ridge and Tien Shan.


"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 ruthenus
(Zhitlov et Buturlin, 1906)
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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)

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