The Peruvian Pygmy Owl is a tiny to very small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Pacific Pygmy Owl.
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Distribution: Western slopes of the Andes from western Ecuador through Peru to northern Chile.
Status: Locally not rare. Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: König, Claus. 1991. Ökologie der Vögel, 13, p. 56-61.