The Albertine Owlet is a very small owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as Prigogine's Owlet.
Distribution: Endemic to the Albertine Rift region of northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo and northern Rwanda.
Status: Listed as Vulnerable by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Prigogine, Alexandre (Dr). 1983. Revue de zoologie africaine (Rev. Zool. Afr.; Tervuren, Belgique) 97: p. 886-895.