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Northern Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum] (= Glaucidium gnoma) Wagler, 1832
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium gnoma

Citation:
  Wagler, 1832

Reference:
  Isis 25 col.275

Protonym:
  Glaucidium Gnoma

Avibase ID:
  8D2303B04B4BE58C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177902

Geographic range:

  • Glaucidium californicum californicum: Central British Columbia to sw US and nw Mexico
  • Glaucidium californicum grinnelli: Coniferous forests of se Alaska to n California
  • Glaucidium californicum swarthi: Vancouver I.
  • Glaucidium californicum pinicola: Rocky Mountains (w-central US)
  • Glaucidium gnoma: SE Arizona to highlands of Mexico (Chihuahua to Oaxaca)
  • Glaucidium cobanense: Mountains of s Mexico (Chiapas) to Guatemala and Honduras
  • Glaucidium hoskinsii: Mountains of s Baja California
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Mountain, Cape, Guatemalan or Northern Pygmy-Owl
Czech:
  kulíšek americký
German:
  Gnomenkauz
Danish:
  Pygmæspurveugle
Spanish:
  Mochuelo Gnomo
Finnish:
  lännenvarpuspöllö
French:
  Chevêchette naine
Icelandic:
  Northern Pygmy-Owl
Italian:
  Civettina montana
Japanese:
  rokki-suzumefukurou
Japanese:
  ロッキースズメフクロウ
Dutch:
  Noordamerikaanse Dwerguil
Norwegian:
  Gnomugle
Polish:
  sóweczka dwuplamista
Portuguese:
  Coruja-anã-do-norte
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Northern Pygmy-Owl
Russian:
  Воробьиный сыч-гном
Slovak:
  kuvičok vtáčiar
Swedish:
  Bergsparvuggla
Chinese:
  山鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Mountain, Cape, Guatemalan or Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum])
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Chevêchette naine ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium gnoma) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Glaucidium gnoma [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Glaucidium gnoma [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Glaucidium gnoma [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Glaucidium gnoma [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Glaucidium [minutissimum or gnoma]

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Mussolet de muntanya
Czech: kulíšek americký
Danish: Pygmæspurveugle, Troldspurveugle
German: Gnomenkauz, Kalifornienzwergkauz
English: California pygmy owl, Hoskins' pygmy owl, Mountain Pygmy Owl, Mountain Pygmy-Owl, Mountain, Cape, Guatemalan or Northern Pygmy-Owl, Mountain, Northern or Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl, Northern Pygmy Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Pygmy Owl
Spanish: Buhito norteño, Mochuelo Californiano, Mochuelo Gnom, Mochuelo Gnomo, Mochuelo Serrano, Tecolote serrano
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Californiano
Spanish (Honduras): Buhito norteño
Spanish (Mexico): Tecolote serrano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mochuelo Serrano
Estonian: lääne-värbkakk
Finnish: Kalifornianvarpuspöllö, lännenvarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette des Rocheuses, Chevêchette naine, Chevêchette naine ou C. des Rocheuses, Chevêchette naine, C. de Hoskins, C. du Guatemala ou C. des Rocheuses
Croatian: Mali američki ćuk
Hungarian: hegyi törpekuvik
Italian: Civetta nana del Nordamerica, Civettina del Nordamerica, Civettina montana
Japanese: karihoruniasuzumefukurou, rokki-suzumefukurou
Japanese: カリホルニアスズメフクロウ, ロッキアズスズメフクロウ, ロッキースズメフクロウ
Latin: Glaucidium [gnoma or californicum], Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum], Glaucidium gnoma
Lithuanian: Mažoji žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Noordamerikaanse Dwerguil
Norwegian: Gnomugle
Polish: sóweczka dwuplamista
Portuguese: Coruja-anã-do-norte
Russian: Воробьиный сыч-гном, Североамериканский Воробьиный Сычик, Сыч калифорнийский
Slovak: kuvicok vtáciar, kuvičok vtáčiar
Serbian: Američka mala sova
Swedish: Bergsparvuggla, Nordamerikansk sparvuggla
Chinese: 山鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 山鵂鶹

 

         

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