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Sunda Owlet ~ Glaucidium sylvaticum


The Sunda Owlet is a tiny owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei.

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Distribution: Endemic to the Island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

Range of Sunda Owlet (Glaucidium sylvaticum)
Range of the Sunda Owlet Glaucidium sylvaticum

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Bonaparte, 1850.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
Collaborative. . "Wikipedia". Wikimedia Foundation.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".

See also: Other owls from Asia, Genus: Glaucidium.

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