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Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Glaucidium brasilianum


A widespread species found throughout the neotropics north to Southwest USA. These owls inhabit mesquite thickets were they hunt at dawn and dusk. Their call is a repeated, single note toot.


Mesquite thickets


Endangered or threatened in many areas of its range in the USA.

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Raymondville, Texas, United States

Spotted on May 17, 2016
Submitted on Aug 14, 2016

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