Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Chestnut Owlet

Chestnut Owlet Glaucidium castaneum

Described by: Neumann (1893)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut Barred Owlet, Lake District Owlet, Ituri Owlet
Old scientific name(s): Glaucidium c. etchecopai


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W. and ec. Africa;
Two widely separated populations;
(1) Ne. Liberia (Mt. Nimba) and Ivory Coast.
(2) Ne. Zaire (Semliki Valley), sw. Uganda (Bwanda Forest), w. Rwanda and w. Burundi.


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


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