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African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet

Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum] (= Glaucidium capense) (Smith, A, 1834)

The African barred owlet is a species of small owl in the family Strigidae found in much of southern, central and eastern Africa. The taxon may be four species rather than a single species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Glaucidium
Scientific:
  Glaucidium capense


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1834)

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(2) p.313

Protonym:
  Noctua Capensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15968431


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6F16D3512C96C74C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6F16D351

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6F16D351


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555465

Geographic range:

  • Glaucidium capense: S Mozambique to Natal and e Cape Province
  • Glaucidium castaneum castaneum: northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Semliki Valley) and southwestern Uganda (Bwamba Forest); records from southern Cameroon, southwestern Central African Republic, and Congo may refer to this subspecies
  • Glaucidium castaneum etchecopari: Patchily distributed in Liberia and Ivory Coast
  • Glaucidium ngamiense: eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to central Tanzania (including Mafia Island), south to Angola, northern Namibia, northern Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique
  • Glaucidium scheffleri: Extreme s coastal Somalia, e Kenya and ne Tanzania
  • Glaucidium albertinum: poorly known; reported from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Itombwe Mountains and forests west of Lake Edward) and northern Rwanda
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English:
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet
French:
Chevêchette du Cap, C. châtaine ou C. de Prigogine


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Chevêchette du Cap ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Glaucidium capense [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Glaucidium capense [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Glaucidium capense [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium capense [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gebande Uil
Catalan: Mussolet del Cap
Czech: kulíšek africký, Kulíšek iturský
Danish: Kapspurveugle
German: Kapkauz, Kap-Sperlingskauz
English: African Barred Owlet, African Barred, Chestnut, Albertine, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet, Barred Owl, Barred Owlet
Esperanto: Afrika strigeto
Spanish: Mochuelo de El Cabo
Estonian: helmes-värbkakk
Finnish: Akaasiavarpuspöllö, akasiavarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette du Cap, Chevêchette du Cap, C. châtaine ou C. de Prigogine, Chevêchette du Cap, C. châtaine ou C. du Graben
Hungarian: fokföldi törpekuvik
Italian: Civetta nana barrata africana, Civettina barrata africana
Japanese (romaji): kuriirosuzumefukurou
Japanese: クリイロスズメフクロウ, ヨコシマスズメフクロウ
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Glaucidium [capense, castaneum or albertinum], Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum], Glaucidium capense, Glaucidium capense capense, Noctua Capensis, Smithiglaux capense
Lithuanian: Kapinė žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Kaapse Dwerguil
Norwegian: Dvergugle
Polish: sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portuguese: Mocho barrado
Russian: Капский воробьиный сыч, Сычик африканский полосатый
Slovak: kuvicok pásikavý
Shona: Zizi
Swedish: Kapsparvuggla
Swahili: Kitaumande Miraba
Tswana: Lerubisana
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець мозамбіцький
Chinese: 斑鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鵂鶹

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