Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
Arctia owl uBio Untrusted
ermine owl uBio Untrusted
great white owl uBio Untrusted
harfang uBio Untrusted
snowl owl uBio Untrusted
Snowy Owl Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BioKIDS Critter Catalog, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, PlanetScott.com images, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves, uBio, xeno-canto Bird Sounds Trusted
wapachthu uBio Untrusted
white owl Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Untrusted

Azerbaijani

Name Sources Status
Ququ quşu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Basque

Name Sources Status
Elur-hontz Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Belarusian

Name Sources Status
Белая сава Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Bengali

Name Sources Status
েকািকল Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Bulgarian

Name Sources Status
Полярна сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Catalan

Name Sources Status
Cucut Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Cuquello Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Duc blanc Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Chinese

Name Sources Status
雪鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
查干-乌盖勒 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
白猫头鹰 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
白鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
雪鸡 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
雪鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted

Chuvash

Name Sources Status
Поляр тăмани Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Шурă Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Cornish

Name Sources Status
kog Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
koukou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Ula ergh Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Czech

Name Sources Status
Sovice snežní Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sovice snìžní Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sovice sněžná Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sovice sněžní Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Danish

Name Sources Status
Sneugle Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Amerikaanse oehoe Unknown Untrusted
Sneeuwuil Rob de Ruiter, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Trusted

Esperanto

Name Sources Status
ne^gostrigo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Neĝostrigo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Estonian

Name Sources Status
Lumekakk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Faroese

Name Sources Status
Kattugla Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Snjóugla Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Tunturipöllö Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Chouette harfang Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
harfang des neiges Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, uBio Trusted

Galician

Name Sources Status
Bufo das neves Michаel Frаnkis, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted
Cuco común Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted

German

Name Sources Status
Schnee-Eule Alle Tierarten im Zoo Zürich, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Trusted
Schneeeule Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Schneeule Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Gujarati

Name Sources Status
કોયલ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hebrew

Name Sources Status
לילית שלג Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hindi

Name Sources Status
कोकिला Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
कोयल Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hungarian

Name Sources Status
Hóbagoly Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
Snæugla Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Inuktitut

Name Sources Status
Aukpik Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Oukpialouk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Uppik Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Irish

Name Sources Status
Ulchabhán Sneachtúil Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
Civetta delle nevi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Cuco Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Cucù Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Cócc Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Cócch Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Untrusted
Gufo delle nevi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Shiro-fukuro Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
shiro-fukurou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
shirofukurou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
シロフクロウ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Kalaallisut

Name Sources Status
Uppik Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Kazakh

Name Sources Status
Ақ жапалақ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Көкек Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Korean

Name Sources Status
흰올빼미 Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Latvian

Name Sources Status
Baltā pūce Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sniega pūce Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Lithuanian

Name Sources Status
Baltoji peleda Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Baltoji pelėda Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Manx

Name Sources Status
Hullad niaghtee Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Marathi

Name Sources Status
कोकिळा Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Mongolian

Name Sources Status
Цэвдгийн ууль Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Northern Sami

Name Sources Status
Jievjaskuolfi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Kvitørn Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Lemengris Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Snøugle Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Occitan

Name Sources Status
coguol Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Panjabi

Name Sources Status
ਕੋਕਲ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Persian

Name Sources Status
فاخته Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Polish

Name Sources Status
Puchacz Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sowa sniezna Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sowa śnieżna Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Raeto-Romance

Name Sources Status
cucu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Romanian

Name Sources Status
Cuc Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Russian

Name Sources Status
Belaya Sova Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Белая Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Белая сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Полярная Сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сова белая Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сова белая полярная Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
или Полярная Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Sanskrit

Name Sources Status
कोकिला Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Scottish Gaelic

Name Sources Status
Comhachag Bhàn Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Serbian

Name Sources Status
Snena sova Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Снежна сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovak

Name Sources Status
Belaňa tundrová Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sova snežná Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sova snežná (belaňa tundrová) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovenian

Name Sources Status
snežna sova Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Buho nival Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Búho Nival Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Fjälluggla Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Turkish

Name Sources Status
Kar baykuşu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Біла сова Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сова біла Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Welsh

Name Sources Status
Tylluan yr eira Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Western Frisian

Name Sources Status
Snie-ûle Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

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