Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Asian Barred Owlet

Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides

Described by: Vigors (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Cuckoo Owlet, Cuckoo Owl, Barred Pygmy-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


near Sangau, Mizoram, India - Dec 16, 2006 © Sudhir Shivaram  Gorumara National Park, West Bengal, India - Dec 10, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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Himalayas to se. Asia;
(1) W. Himalayas of ne. Pakistan, nw. India (Kashmir), Nepal and se. Tibet to w. Sikkim.
(2) Ne. India and se. Tibet to n. Burma.
(3) Ne. India (ne. Assam).
(4) W., c. and se. China and ne. Vietnam.
(5) N. Indochina.
(6) Hainan Is.
(7) S. Burma and s. Thailand.
(8) Se. Thailand and s. Indochina.


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


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