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Yungas Pygmy Owl ~ Glaucidium bolivianum


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

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  • Yungas Pygmy Owl
  • Yungas Pygmy Owl


Distribution: Northern Peru to Bolivia and northern Argentina, mainly on the eastern Andean slopes.

Status: Uncertain.

Original Description: König, Claus. 1991. Ökologie der Vögel, 13, p. 36-45.

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 2015-11-23.