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Barn Owl(Tyto alba) in Sesotho/Sepedi, Zulu, Tsonga and Xhosa.

 
Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Tytonidae.

Genus: Tyto.

Binomial name: Tyto alba.

Ref: Wikipedia.

Common name.

Barn Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Barn owl in Sesotho/Sepedi: Tšoeu Tiya.

 

 
Pronounced: Tsh- we-wu-tee-ya.

 

Barn Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Esinamabala amnyama Ngaphambili.

 

 

Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Ee-si-na-ma ba-la-aa-mm-nyaa-maa-nga-p-ha-m-bi-li.

 

Barn Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Esimhlophe esinamachokoza amyama.

 

 

Pronounced: E-si-co-va-Ee-si-m-t-hl-lo-p-he-E-si-na-ma-Choo-co-za-a-mm-nya-ma.

 

Barn Owl in Tsonga: Xhikhovha Xale-nhlangasini.

 

 

Pronounced: Shi-co-va-Sha-le-cla-ga-see-nee.

 

Spotted Eagle Owl(Bubo africanus) in Sesotho, Zulu, Tsonga and Xhosa.

 

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Bubo.

Species: B. africanus.

English: Spotted Eagle Owl.

Binomial name.

Bubo africanus.

Ref: Wikipedia.

 

Common name.

Spotted Eagle Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spotted Eagle Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Botlenyana.
 

 
Pronounced: Boo-hlee-nyaa-na.

 

Spotted Eagle Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Esinamabala-bala.

 

Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Ee-si-na-ma-ba-la-ba-la.

 

Spotted Eagle Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Sokhozi Esimibala-bala.

 
Pronounced: E-si-co-va so-co-zi-E-si-mi-ba-la-ba-la.

 

Spotted Eagle Owl in Tsonga: Xhikhovha-gama xaswitwavitwavi.
 

 
Pronounced: Shi-co-va-ga-ma-Sha-swee-twa-vee-twa-vee.

 

Pearl Spotted Owl(Glaucidium perlatum) in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

 

Scientific classification.
 
 
Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Glaucidium.

Species: G. perlatum.

Binomial name.

Glaucidium perlatum.

Ref: Wikipedia.

Common Name.

Pearl Spotted Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Spotted Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Sephookonyana.

Pronounced: Se-Phoo-Ko-nya-na.

 
 

Pearl Spotted Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Esincane.

Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Ee-si-n- ca-ne.

 
 

Pearl Spotted Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Esinamachokoza Amhlophe Esincinci.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va E-si-na-ma-choo-co-za Aa-mu-tlo-phe Ee-Si-nx'i-nx'i.

 


Pearl Spotted Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovhana xamitwavitwavi.


Pronounced: Shi-n-co-va-na-Sha-mi-twa-vee-twa-vee.

 

African Grass Owl(Tyto capensis)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

 
 
 
Scientific classification.
 
 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Tytonidae.

Genus: Tyto.

Species: T. capensis.

Binomial name.

Tyto capensis.

Ref: Wikipedia.

 

Common Name.

African Grass Owl.

 

 

 

Photograph by Rudy Erasmus.

African Grass Owl in SeSotho/Sepedi: Sephooko Sa Jwang.


Pronounced: Se-Phoo-Ko-Sa-J-waa-ng.

 

African Grass Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Soshani.


Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-So-N-sha-ni.

 
 

African Grass Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Sencica Sa se Afrika.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va-Se-nx'i nx'a-Sa-Se- A-fri-ka.

 

African Grass Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovha-Xale Byanyi.

Pronounced: Shi-co-va-Le-Sha-Le- byaa-yi.

Marsh Owl(Asio capensis)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

Scientific classification.
 

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

Genus: Asio

Species: A. capensis

Binomial name.

Asio capensis

Ref: Wikipedia.

 

Common Name.

Marsh Owl.



Marsh Owl in SeSotho/Sepedi: Sephoko Sa tuteng.


Pronounced: Se-Phoo-Ko-Sa-tu-tee-ng.

 
 

 

Marsh Owl in Zulu: Isokhova Sa se Maxhaphozini.

Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Sa-Se-Ma-X'ha-pho-zi-ni.

 


Marsh Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Sasemigxobozweni esinomabala omdaka.



Pronounced: E-si-co-va-Sa-Se-me-x'o-bo-zwe-ni-E-si-no-ma-ba-la-O-m-da-ka.

 

 

Marsh Owl in Tsonga: Xinkhova xale-nhlangasini xatimhondzho.



Pronounced: Shi-nco-va-Le-She-le-n-cl-a-nga-si-Ni-xa-ti-m-hon-d-zho.

 

African Scops Owl(Otus senegalensis)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

 

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia 

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

Genus: Otus

Species: O. senegalensis

Binomial name.

Otus senegalensis.

Ref: Wikipedia

 

Common Name.

African Scops Owl.

African Scops Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Sephooko sa bohola.


Pronounced: Se-Phoo-Ko-sa-bo-ho-la.


African Scops Owl in Zulu: Isikhova sa se Afrika esineminqa emnyama.


Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Ee-si-ne-mi-nca e-m-nya-ma.

 

 

African Scops Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Esineningca emnyama sa se Afrika.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va E-see-ne-ni-ng-ka e-m-nya-ma-sa-se-A-fri-ka.



African Scops Owl in Tsonga: Xinkhova Xale-Afrika Xatimhondzho.


Pronounced: Shi-co-va-sha-le-A-fri-ka-Sha-ti-m-ho-n-d-z-h-o.

 

African Barred Owl(Glaucidium capense)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga. 

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Glaucidium.

Species: G. capense.

Binomial name.

Glaucidium capense.

Ref: Wikipedia.

 

Common Name.

African Barred Owl.

African Barred Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Tshehla.

 
Pronounced: T-s-hee-tl-aa-h.



African Barred Owl in Zulu: Isikhova sa se Afrika esinemibala-bala ngaphaphambili.

 
Pronounced: E-se-co-vaa-e-Si-ne-me-ba-la-nga-p-ha-m-bi-li.

 

 

African Barred Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Esinamachokoza Amhlophe Esincinci.

 
Pronounced: E-se-co-va E-si-na-ma-choo-co-za Aa-mu-t-lo-phe Ee-See-nx'i-nx'i.

 

 

African Barred Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovha-lesintsongo xaswitwavitwavi.

 
Pronounced: She-co-va-Le-She-ntso-n'go-Sha-swee-twa-vee-twa-vee.

Cape Eagle Owl(Bubo capensis)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia. 

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Bubo.

Species: B. capensis.

Binomial name

Bubo capensis.

Ref: Wikipedia.

 

Common Name.

Cape Eagle Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Cape Eagle Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Sephooko Se setsho.

 
Pronounced: Se-P-hoo-ko-Se-Se-t-s-ho.




Cape Eagle Owl in Zulu: Isikhova sokhozi.

 
Pronounced: E-si-co-va-So-k-ho-zi.




Cape Eagle Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova Esilukhozi sa se koloni.

 
Pronounced: E-si-co-va E-si-lu-k-ho-zi-sa-se-Ko-lo-ni.

 

 

Cape Eagle Owl in Tsonga: Xinkhovha-gama xale-kapa.

 
Pronounced: Shi-n-co-v-ha-ga-ma.

 

 

 

Verreaux Eagle Owl(Bubo lacteus) in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

Scientific classification.

 

 Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Bubo.

Species: B. lacteus.

Binomial name.

Bubo lacteus.

Ref: Wikipedia

 

Common Name.

Verreaux Eagle Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verreaux Eagle Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Kgosi Lephooko.


Pronounced: K-go-si-le-p-hoo-ko.




Verreaux Eagle Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Esikhulu.


Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-Ee-si-k-hu-lu.




Verreaux Eagle Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova sokhozi esikhulu sa se Afrika .


Pronounced: E-si-co-va-So-k-ho-zi-E-si-k-hu-lu-Sa-se-A-fri-ka.




Verreaux Eagle Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovha-nkulu.


Pronounced: Shi-co-va-n-ku-lu.

 

Pel's Fishing Owl(Scotopelia peli) in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga. 

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Scotopelia.

Species: S. peli.

Binomial name.

Scotopelia peli.

Ref: Wikipedia

 

Common Name.

Pel's Fishing Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pel's Fishing Owl in SeSotho/Sepedi: Moja Hlapi.


Pronounced: Mo-ja-t-h-la-pi.




Pel's Fishing Owl in Zulu: Isikhova sonhlazi.


Pronounced: E-si-co-vaa-so-n-t-l-ha-zi.

 



Pel's Fishing Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova esinemingca emnyama esitya lintlanzi.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va e-si-ne-mi-n-c'a-e-m-n-ya-ma-e-si-t-ya li-n-t-la-n-zi.




Pel's Fishing Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovha-xa tinhlamfi.


Pronounced: Shi-co-vha-sha-le-ti-n-tl-a-m-fi.

 

African Wood Owl(Strix woodfordii)in Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga. 

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia.

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Strix.

Species: S. woodfordii.

Binomial name.

Strix woodfordii.

Ref: Wikipedia

 

Common Name.

African Wood Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

African Wood Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Sephooko sa banka


Pronounced: Se-Phoo-Ko-sa-ba-n-ka.




African Wood Owl in Zulu: Isikhova sasegodweni.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va-sa-se-go-d-we-ni.




African Wood Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova sokhuni lwe-Afrika.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va-se-k-hu-lu-l-we-A-fri-ka.




African Wood Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovhaxale tihunyini.


Pronounced: Shi-co-va-sha-le-ti-h-u-n-yi-ni.

Southern White Faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti) in Sesthoto, Zulu, Xhosa and Tsonga.

Scientific classification.

 

Kingdom: Animalia. 

Phylum: Chordata.

Class: Aves.

Order: Strigiformes.

Family: Strigidae.

Genus: Ptilopsis.

Species: P. granti.

Binomial name.

Ptilopsis granti.

 Ref: Wikipedia

Common Name.

Southern White Faced Owl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Southern White Faced Owl in SeSotho/ Sepedi: Maahlo mafubedu.


Pronounced: Ma-th-lo-Ma-fu-be-du.

 
 




Southern White Faced Owl in Zulu: Isikhova Esinobuso obumhlophe.


Pronounced: E-si-co-va-sa-e-si-no-b-uso-o-bu-m-tl-ho-p-he..

 




Southern White Faced Owl in Xhosa: Isikhova esinobuso obumhlophe sa se mzansi.

 
 




Southern White Faced Owl in Tsonga: Xikhovha xa xikandza xobasa.


Pronounced: Shi-co-va-sha-shi-ka-n-za-sho-b-as-a.

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