The Javan Owlet is a small owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Chestnut-winged Owlet or the Spadiced Owlet.
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Distribution: Endemic to Java and Bali in Indonesia.
Status: Generally rare, but can be common in optimal habitat. Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Horsfield, Thomas. 1821. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (Trans. Linn. Soc. London) (1) 13: p. 141.