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Ferruginous Pygmy Owl

Glaucidium brasilianum

Description:

I love it's face... like saying: "hey who are you?"

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest


1 species ID suggestions

Liam
Liam 6 years ago
Ferruginous Pygmy Owl
Glaucidium brasilianum Ferruginous Pygmy Owl

2 Comments

BioEu
BioEu 6 years ago

Thanks for the suggestion of ID Liam, but I have read the description and there is one thing that doesn´t match, the size, I forgot to mention it but it was more or less 30 cm (12in). I don´t know about identification of owls so maybe this one was a bigger specimen of the species that you suggest, what do you think about it?

XXD17
XXD17 6 years ago

Looks like a little owl or a spotted owlet...but those are not found in that region...

Oaxaca, Mexico

Lat: 16.43, Long: -95.02

Spotted on Oct 15, 2008
Submitted on Aug 22, 2012

Spotted for mission

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