World Bird List

Species factsheet
Little Owl (Athene noctua)

Order: Athene noctua
Family: Owls (Strigidae)

Danske navn: Kirkeugle

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Subspecies and Distribution
Subspecie Distribution
vidalii w Europe
noctua c, s and se Europe to nw Russia
indigena Romania to Greece through Ukraine and Turkey east to s Russia
lilith Cyprus, s Turkey to Iraq and the Sinai (Egypt)
bactriana Iraq and Azerbaijan to Pakistan and nw India
orientalis ne Kazakhstan, nw China
ludlowi Himalayas
impasta wc China
plumipes Mongolia, sc Siberia and ne China
glaux coastal n Africa to sw Israel
saharae Morocco to w Egypt, c Arabia
spilogastra e Sudan, Eritrea and ne Ethiopia
somaliensis e Ethiopia and Somalia