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True owl or Typical owl (family Strigidae) are one of the two generally accepted families of Owls,
the other being the barn owls, Tytonidae
.
This large family comprises around 189 living species in 25 genera. The typical owls have a cosmopolitan distribution and
are found on every continent except Antarctica.

One of those generas are the Bubo
see list at bottom for all generas.

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Spotted Eagle-Owl Flekkhubro Bubo africanus
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Ørkenhubro Bubo ascalaphus
Rock Eagle-Owl Bengalhubro Bubo bengalensis
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Hubro Bubo bubo
Cape (Mackinder's) Eagle-Owl Kopjehubro Bubo capensis
Greyish Eagle-Owl Sahelhubro Bubo cinerascens
Dusky Eagle-Owl Braminhubro Bubo coromandus
Verreaux's (Milky) Eagle-Owl Gråhubro Bubo lacteus
Akun Eagle-Owl Billehubro Bubo leucostictus
Magellanic Horned Owl Chilehubro Bubo magellanicus
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl Skoghubro Bubo nipalensis
Philippine Eagle-Owl Rusthubro Bubo philippensis
Fraser's Eagle-Owl Småhubro Bubo poensis
Snowy Owl Snøugle Bubo scandiacus
Shelley's Eagle-Owl Herkuleshubro Bubo shelleyi
Barred Eagle-Owl Malayhubro Bubo sumatranus
Great Horned Owl Amerikahubro Bubo virginianus
Usambara Eagle-Owl Usambarahubro Bubo vosseleri


The nearly 200 extant species are assigned to a number of genera, which are in taxonomic order:

Genus Megascops: screech-owls, some 20 species
Genus Otus: scops-owls; probably paraphyletic, about 45 species se her
Genus Pyrroglaux - Palau Owl
Genus Gymnoglaux - Bare-legged Owl or Cuban Screech-owl
Genus Ptilopsis - white-faced owls, 2 species
Genus Mimizuku - Giant Scops-owl or Mindanao Eagle-owl
Genus Bubo - horned owls, eagle-owls and fish-owls;
          paraphyletic with Nyctea, Ketupa and Scotopelia, some 25 species
Genus Strix - earless owls, some 15 species (lappugle, slagugle,kattugle)
Genus Ciccaba - 4 species
Genus Lophostrix - Crested Owl
Genus Jubula - Maned Owl
Genus Pulsatrix - spectacled owls, 3 species
Genus Surnia - Northern Hawk-Owl (tegn)
Genus Glaucidium - pygmy owls, about 30-35 species (spurveugle, tegn)
Genus Xenoglaux - Long-whiskered Owlet
Genus Micrathene - Elf Owl
Genus Athene - 2-4 species (kirkeugle, tegn)
           (depending on whether Speotyto and Heteroglaux are included or not)
Genus Aegolius - saw-whet owls, 4 species
Genus Ninox - Australasian hawk-owls, some 20 species
Genus Uroglaux - Papuan Hawk-owl
Genus Pseudoscops - Jamaican Owl and possibly Striped Owl
Genus Asio - eared owls, 6-7 species (Hornugle, Jordugle tegn)
Genus Nesasio - Fearful Owl

Aegolius is a small genus of owls. Three of the species are restricted to the New World, but th Boreal Owl has
a circumpolar range through North America, Eurasia, the Alps and the Rockies.

The species are:
Boreal Owl or Tegmalm's Owl, Aegolius funereus, No: Perleugle
Northern Saw-whet Owl, Aegolius acadicus
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl, Aegolius ridgwayi
Buff-fronted Owl, Aegolius harrisii



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ANIMALS

over 250

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BIRDS

over 500

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FLOWERS

over 225
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