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East Brazilian pygmy owl, Glaucidium minutissimum

East Brazilian pygmy owl, Glaucidium minutissimum

The Pernambuco pygmy owl (Glaucidium mooreorum) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. This recently described species is endemic to Pernambuco in Brazil. It has been argued that it actually should be referred to as G. minutissimum (a name typically used for the East Brazilian pygmy owl), but this has not gained widespread recognition. This owl is classified as critically endangered by BirdLife International. It is assumed to have a tiny and declining population within an extremely…

The Pernambuco pygmy owl (Glaucidium mooreorum) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. This recently described species is endemic to Pernambuco in Brazil. It has been argued that it actually should be referred to as G. minutissimum (a name typically used for the East Brazilian pygmy owl), but this has not gained widespread recognition. This owl is classified as critically endangered by BirdLife International. It is assumed to have a tiny and declining population within an extremely…

The East Brazilian pygmy owl (Glaucidium minutissimum), also known as least pygmy-owl or Sick's pygmy-owl, is a small owl in the typical owl family. It has been argued that the here used scientific name actually belongs to the Pernambuco pygmy owl, in which case the East Brazilian pygmy owl should be referred to G. sicki (König & Weick, 2005). This has not gained widespread recognition.It is found in eastern Brazil and far eastern Paraguay. It inhabits tropical moist evergreen forests and…

The East Brazilian pygmy owl (Glaucidium minutissimum), also known as least pygmy-owl or Sick's pygmy-owl, is a small owl in the typical owl family. It has been argued that the here used scientific name actually belongs to the Pernambuco pygmy owl, in which case the East Brazilian pygmy owl should be referred to G. sicki (König & Weick, 2005). This has not gained widespread recognition.It is found in eastern Brazil and far eastern Paraguay. It inhabits tropical moist evergreen forests and…

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