Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Eurasian Pygmy-Owl

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium passerinum

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Pygmy Owl, Pygmy Owl, Old World Pygmy-Owl, European Pygmy-Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Giron, Ain, Rhone-Alpes, France - Jun 29, 2003 © Pascal Dubois  Germany - Nov, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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C. Europe. N. Europe through nc. Asia to Sakhalin Is.;
Two populations;
(1) N. Europe from c. and s. Scandinavia and the mountains of c. and e. Europe e. across c. Russia to w. Asia.
(2) E. Siberia to the Sea of Okhotsk and s. to ne. China (n. Manchuria).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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