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Glaucidium b. sylvaticum
Also known as Sumatran Collared Owlet, this is the Sumatran ssp of G. brodiei. A small uncommon endemic owlet, 15-17cm long. Upper parts barred black on buff, breast and belly white with buff streaking. Crown is speckled and the nape has two black spots giving the impression of eyes in the back of its head.
Montane and submontane forest, this one spotted about half way up Mt Kerinici in dense forest.
I have posted this to mark International Owl Awareness Day. This sub species exhibits a pronounced vocal difference to the G. brodiei Ref: Avibase