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Central American Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium griseiceps Sharpe, 1875
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium griseiceps

Citation:
  Sharpe, 1875

Reference:
  Ibis p.41 pl.2 fig.2

Protonym:
  Glaucidium griseiceps

Avibase ID:
  0F9969E8B0B9BBF4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0F9969E8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555453

Geographic range:

  • Glaucidium griseiceps griseiceps: Guatemala, Belize and Honduras
  • Glaucidium griseiceps occultum: SE Mexico (se Veracruz, n Oaxaca and Chiapas)
  • Glaucidium griseiceps rarum: Costa Rica and Panama
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Central American Pygmy-Owl
Czech:
  kulíšek šedohlavý
German:
  Graukopf-Zwergkauz
Danish:
  Gråhovedet Spurveugle
Spanish:
  Mochuelo Centroamericano
Finnish:
  keskiamerikanvarpuspöllö
French:
  Chevêchette à tête grise
Italian:
  Civettina del Centroamerica
Japanese:
  kosuzumefukurou
Japanese:
  コスズメフクロウ
Dutch:
  Grijskopdwerguil
Norwegian:
  Askehodeugle
Polish:
  sóweczka lilipucia
Russian:
  Центральноамериканский карликовый сычик
Slovak:
  kuvičok sivohlavý
Swedish:
  centralamerikansk sparvuggla
Chinese:
  中美鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Chevêchette à tête grise ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Central American Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Central American Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Central American Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium griseiceps)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Glaucidium griseiceps [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Glaucidium griseiceps [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Glaucidium [minutissimum, palmarum or griseiceps] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Mussolet centre-americà
Czech: kulíšek šedohlavý
Danish: Gråhovedet Spurveugle
German: Graukopf-Zwergkauz, Yucatan-Sperlingskauz
English: Central american pygmy owl, Central American Pygmy-Owl, Gray-headed Pygmy Owl, Grey-headed Pygmy Owl, Least Pygmy Owl, Least Pygmy-Owl
English (IOC): Central American Pygmy Owl
Spanish: Buhíto Cabecigrís, Mochuelo Centroamericano, Mochuelo Enano, Tecolote mesoamericano, Tecolotito Centroamericano
Spanish (Colombia): Buhíto Cabecigrís, Buhíto enano, Mochuelo centroaméricano
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mochuelo Enano
Spanish (Ecuador): Mochuelo Cabecigrís
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Centroamericano
Spanish (HBW): Central American Pygmy-Owl
Spanish (Mexico): tecolote mesoamericano, Tecolotito Centroamericano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mochuelo Centroamericano
Spanish (Panama): Mochuelo Centroamericano
Estonian: keskameerika värbkakk, kesk-ameerika värbkakk
Finnish: keskiamerikanvarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette à tête grise
Hungarian: közép-amerikai törpekuvik
Italian: Civettina del Centroamerica
Japanese: kosuzumefukurou
Japanese: コスズメフクロウ
Latin: Glaucidium griseiceps, Glaucidium griseiceps griseiceps, Glaucidium minutissimum griseiceps, Phalaenopsis griseiceps
Lithuanian: Centrinės Amerikos žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Grijskopdwerguil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Oskehovudugle
Norwegian: Askehodeugle
Polish: sóweczka lilipucia
Russian: Сычик центральноамериканский карликовый, Центральноамериканский Карликовый Сычик
Slovak: kuvičok sivohlavý
Serbian: Centralnoamerička mala sova
Swedish: Centralamerikansk sparvuggla
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець буроголовий
Chinese: 中美鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 中美洲鵂鶹

 

         

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