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Subtropical Pygmy Owl ~ Glaucidium parkeri


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


Distribution: Eastern slopes of the Andes from southeast Colombia to Peru and northern Bolivia.

Status: Uncertain.

Original Description: Robbins, Mark B., & Howell, Steve N.G. 1995. Wilson Bulletin 107: p. 1-6.

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.