Sjöstedt's Owlet is a small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Splendid Owlet or Sjöstedt's Barred Owlet.
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Distribution: Southern Nigeria and Cameroon south to Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. East through the Republic of the Congo to central Democratic Rebublic of the Congo.
Status: Generally common and frequent in Gabon. Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Reichenow, Anton. 1893. Ornithologische Monatsberichte Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Anton Reichenow, 1, p. 65.