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
Little Owl Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, 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
Northern Little Owl Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Albanian

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

Arabic

Name Sources Status
أم قو يق Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
البومة الصغيرة Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
البومة الصغيرة (أم قو يق) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
بومة أم قويق BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted

Armenian

Name Sources Status
[Tnain Bvik ] Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Տնային Բվիկ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Azerbaijani

Name Sources Status
Dam bayquşu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kor yapalaq Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Meşә baүquşu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Basque

Name Sources Status
Mozolo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mozolo arrunt Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mozoloa Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mussol comú Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Belarusian

Name Sources Status
damavy syč Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сыч-сіпель Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
дамавы сыч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Breton

Name Sources Status
Ar gaouenn bihan Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Chevech Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kaouenn vihan Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kaouenn-vihan Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Bulgarian

Name Sources Status
obiknovena kukumjavka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Домашна (Обикновена) кукумявка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Домашна кукумявка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
обикновена кукумявка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Catalan

Name Sources Status
Miula Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mussol comú Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Xot Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Chinese

Name Sources Status
东方小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
乌勒尔-召尔巴斯 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
北方猫王鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
小猫头鹰 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
纵纹腹小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
蝈蝈又 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
辞怪 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
东方小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
乌勒尔-召尔巴斯 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
北方猫王鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
小猫头鹰 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
纵纹腹小鸮 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
蝈蝈又 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
辞怪 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted

Chuvash

Name Sources Status
Кил-çурт тăмани Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Cornish

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

Croatian

Name Sources Status
Obični ćuk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sivi Cuk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sivi Ćuk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sivi čuk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Czech

Name Sources Status
Sýcek obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sýèek obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sýček Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sýček obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Danish

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

Dutch

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

Esperanto

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

Estonian

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

Finnish

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

French

Name Sources Status
ChevÍche d'Athéna uBio Unknown
chevêche Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Chevêche commune Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Chevêche d'Athéna Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Chouette chevãƒâªche IUCN Red List Trusted
Chouette chevêche Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, uBio Trusted
Chouette chevêche, Chevêche d'Athéna Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted

Galician

Name Sources Status
Escops Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
moucho Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Moucho de orellas común Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mussol comú Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Georgian

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

German

Name Sources Status
Steinkauz Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, uBio Trusted
Wüstensteinkauz Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Greek

Name Sources Status
(Ευρωπαϊκή) Κουκουβάγια Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
koukouvagia Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Κουκκουφκιάος Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Κουκουβάγια Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hebrew

Name Sources Status
כוס Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
כוס החורבות Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
כוס החרבות Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hungarian

Name Sources Status
Kuvik Ágoston Deák, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted

Icelandic

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

Irish

Name Sources Status
moucho Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
ulchabhán beag Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Italian

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

Japanese

Name Sources Status
ko kin-me fukurou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
kokimmefukurou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
kokinmefukurou Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
コキンメフクロウ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Kazakh

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

Korean

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

Latvian

Name Sources Status
majas apogs Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
mājas apogs Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Lithuanian

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

Macedonian

Name Sources Status
kukumjavka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Домашен був Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Кукумјавка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
кукумjавка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Malay

Name Sources Status
Burung Hantu Kuang Kuit Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Maltese

Name Sources Status
kokka tat-tikki Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Manx

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

Mongolian

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

Northern Sami

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

Norwegian

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

Occitan

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

Polish

Name Sources Status
pójdzka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
pójdźka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
pójdźka (zwyczajna) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Pójdźka zwyczajna Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sóweczka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Raeto-Romance

Name Sources Status
Tschuetta da la mort Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Romanian

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

Russian

Name Sources Status
dodovyj syč Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Domovoy Sych Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Домовый сыч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Обыкновенный Домовой Сыч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Обыкновенный домовый сыч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сыч домовый Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
додовый сыч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Sardinian

Name Sources Status
cuccumeu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
puzone de s'istria Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Puzone de s’istria Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
tirulia Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Scottish Gaelic

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

Serbian

Name Sources Status
Cuk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
cuk obicni Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
kukumavka Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
ćuk obični Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Ћук Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Чук Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
кукумавка Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovak

Name Sources Status
Kuvik obyčajný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kuvik plačlivý Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Mochuelo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mochuelo Comun Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mochuelo común Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Mochuelo Europeo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Swedish

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

Turkish

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

Turkmen

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

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
sič hatnij Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Хатній сич Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
сич хатній Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Welsh

Name Sources Status
Tylluan Fach Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Tylluan fechan Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Western Frisian

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

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