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The identity of Pennant's 'Wapacuthu owl' and the subspecific name for the population of Bubo virginianus from the western Hudson Bay

Journal of Raptor Research

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Abstract

The name Strix wapacuthu Gmelin, often used for the subspecies of Bubo virginianus west of Hudson Bay, cannot be associated with certainty with either B. virginianus or Nyctea scandiaca. The subspecific name of the population of B. virginianus from Mackenzie to central-eastern British Columbia and northern Ontario should be B. v. subarcticus Hoy.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
The identity of Pennant's 'Wapacuthu owl' and the subspecific name for the population of Bubo virginianus from the western Hudson Bay
Series title:
Journal of Raptor Research
Volume
24
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1991
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
80-83
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
80
Last page:
83
Number of Pages:
4