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Northern Pygmy-Owl

Glaucidium californicum Sclater, PL, 1857

The Northern Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium gnoma), known as Northern Pygmy-Owl in North America, is a small owl native to North and Central America. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium californicum

Citation:
  Sclater, PL, 1857

Reference:
  PZS Pt25 no.327 p.4

Protonym:
  Glaucidium californicum

Avibase ID:
  4B74B8E70B025FB2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4B74B8E7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555448

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)
English:
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Czech:
kulíšek západní
German:
Kalifornienzwergkauz
Danish:
Troldspurveugle
Spanish:
Mochuelo Californiano
Finnish:
kalifornianvarpuspöllö
French:
Chevêchette des Rocheuses
Italian:
Civettina del Nordamerica
Japanese:
karihoruniasuzumefukurou
Japanese:
カリフォルニアスズメフクロウ
Dutch:
Noordelijke Dwerguil
Norwegian:
Tusseugle
Polish:
sóweczka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
Mocho-pigmeu-do-norte
Russian:
Сыч калифорнийский
Slovak:
kuvičok hôrny
Swedish:
trollsparvuggla
Ukrainian:
Сичик-горобець каліфорнійський
Chinese:
北美鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêchette des Rocheuses ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [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:
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Northern Pygmy-Owl (Pacific) ( Glaucidium gnoma [californicum Group])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
California Pygmy Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Northern Pygmy-owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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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 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Northern Pygmy-Owl ( Glaucidium californicum) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium californicum [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Glaucidium [gnoma, hoskinsii, cobanense or californicum] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Mussolet de Califòrnia
Czech: kulíšek západní
Danish: Troldspurveugle
German: Gnomenkauz, Gnomen-Sperlingskauz, Kalifornienzwergkauz, Nordischer Sperlingskauz, Rocky Mountains-Sperlingskauz, Rocky-Mountains-Sperlingskauz
English: California Pygmy Owl, California Pygmy-Owl, Californian Pygmy-Owl, Coast Pygmy-Owl, Hoskins' pygmy Owl, Northern Pygmy Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl (Pacific), Pygmy Owl, Rocky Mountain Pygmy-Owl, Vancouver Pygmy-Owl
Spanish: Buhito norteño, Mochuelo Californiano, Mochuelo de California, Mochuelo Gnom, Mochuelo Gnomo, Tecolote Serrano, Tecolotito Serrano
Spanish (Honduras): Buhito norteño
Spanish (Mexico): tecolote serrano, Tecolotito Serrano
Estonian: lääne-värbkakk
Finnish: Kalifornianvarpuspöllö, lännenvarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette d'Amérique du Nord, Chevêchette de Californie, Chevêchette des Rocheuses
Italian: Civettina del Nordamerica
Japanese: karihoruniasuzumefukurou
Japanese: カリフォルニアスズメフクロウ, カリホルニアスズメフクロウ
Scientific: Glaucidium californicum, Glaucidium gnoma, Glaucidium gnoma [californicum Group], Glaucidium gnoma californicum, Phalaenopsis californica
Lithuanian: Šiaurinė žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Californische Dwerguil, Noordelijke Dwerguil
Norwegian: Tusseugle
Polish: Sóweczka dwuplamista, sóweczka kalifornijska
Portuguese: Mocho-pigmeu-do-norte
Russian: Калифорнийский воробьиный сыч, Калифорнийский Сыч, Североамериканский Воробьиный Сычик, Сыч калифорнийский
Slovak: kuvičok hôrny
Swedish: Nordamerikansk sparvuggla, trollsparvuggla
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець каліфорнійський
Chinese: 北美鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 北鵂鶹

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