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Pearl-spotted Owlet

Glaucidium perlatum (Vieillot, 1817)

The Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum) is an owl that breeds in Africa south of the Sahara. This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium perlatum

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 7 p.26

Protonym:
  Strix perlata

Avibase ID:
  70CB00EC44A92A34

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/70CB00EC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555447

Geographic range:

  • Glaucidium perlatum perlatum: Senegambia to w Sudan
  • Glaucidium perlatum [licua or diurnum]: E Sudan and Ethiopia to n S Africa, Angola and Namibia
English:
Pearl-spotted Owlet
Czech:
kulíšek perlový
German:
Perlzwergkauz
Danish:
Plettet Spurveugle
Spanish:
Mochuelo Perlado
Finnish:
savannivarpuspöllö
French:
Chevêchette perlée
Icelandic:
Perluugla
Italian:
Civettina perlata
Japanese:
afurikasuzumefukurou
Japanese:
アフリカスズメフクロウ
Dutch:
Geparelde Dwerguil
Norwegian:
Savanneugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savanneugle
Polish:
sóweczka sawannowa
Portuguese:
Mocho-perlado
Russian:
Жемчужный воробьиный сыч
Slovak:
kuvičok perlovaný
Swedish:
pärlsparvuggla
Ukrainian:
Сичик-горобець савановий
Chinese:
珠斑鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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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 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):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Chevêchette perlée ( Glaucidium perlatum) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêchette perlée ( Glaucidium perlatum) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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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:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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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):
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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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Glaucidium perlatum [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Glaucidium perlatum [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium perlatum [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium perlatum [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witkoluil
Bulgarian: Американска малка кукумявка
Catalan: Mussolet perlat
Czech: Kulíšek perlový
Danish: Plettet Spurveugle
German: Perlkauz, Perl-Sperlingskauz, Perlzwergkauz
English: Pearl spotted Owlet, Pearlspotted Owl, Pearl-spotted Owl, Pearlspotted Owlet, Pearl-spotted Owlet, Perl-spotted owlet
English (IOC): Pearl-spotted Owlet
English (Kenya): Pearl-spotted Owlet
Spanish: Mochuelo Perlado
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Perlado
Spanish (HBW): Pearl-spotted Owlet
Estonian: savanni-värbkakk
Finnish: Savannivarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette perlée
Hungarian: gyöngyös törpekuvik
Icelandic: Perluugla
Italian: Civetta nana perlata, Civettina perlata
Japanese: afurikasuzumefukurou
Japanese: アフリカスズメフクロウ
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Glaucidium perlatum, Glaucidium perlatum perlatum, Strix perlata
Lithuanian: Perlinė žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Geparelde Dwerguil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Savanneugle
Norwegian: Savanneugle
Polish: sóweczka sawannowa
Portuguese: Mocho-perlado
Portuguese (Portugal): Mochinho-pintado
Russian: Африканский Домовой Сыч, Жемчужный воробьиный сыч, жемчужный сычик, Сыч африканский домовой
Slovak: kuvicok perlovaný, kuvičok perlovaný, Kuvik perlovaný
Shona: Zizi
Serbian: Biserna mala sova
Swedish: Pärlsparvuggla
Swahili: Kitaumande Madoa
Tswana: Lerubisana
Tsonga: Mankhudu
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець савановий
Chinese: 珠斑鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 珠斑鵂鶹
Zulu: iNkovana

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