Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Red-chested Owlet

Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum

Described by: Sharpe (1875)
Alternate common name(s): Yellow-legged Owlet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. and c. tropical Africa;
Three or four populations;
(1) Sierra Leone, ne. Liberia, Ivory Coast and s. Ghana.
(2) S. Cameroon.
(3) Congo Basin, Gabon, e. Zaire and sw. Uganda.
(4) E. Uganda, Rwanda and ex. w. Kenya (Mt. Elgon).


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


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