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Amazonian Pygmy Owl ~ Glaucidium hardyi


The Amazonian Pygmy Owl is a tiny owl with no ear-tufts.


Distribution: The Amazonian area from Venezuela, Guyana and north Brazil south to estern Ecuador and northeast Bolivia.

Status: Uncertain.

Original Description: Vielliard, Jacques. 1990. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 6 (1989), p. 685-693.

König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

See also: Other owls from South America, Genus: Glaucidium.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-11-22.