Asian barred owlet

The Asian barred owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides) is a species of true owl, resident in northern parts of the Indian Subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. It ranges across north central and northeast India, Nepal Bhutan, north Bangladesh, and southeast Asia (Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam). Its natural habitat is temperate forest.

Asian barred owlet
A small owl—an owlet—with mottled brown and white feathers, bright yellow irises and a short curved yellow beak is perched on a branch in Sattal, Uttarakhand, India, with its head turned 90 degrees clockwise, looking straight into the camera lens.
Asian barred owlet – Sattal, Uttarakhand, India
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Glaucidium
Species:
G. cuculoides
Binomial name
Glaucidium cuculoides
(Vigors, 1831)
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Range of G. cuculoides
  Resident

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucidium cuculoides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Glaucidium cuculoides at Wikimedia Commons
  Data related to Glaucidium cuculoides at Wikispecies