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African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet

Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum] (= 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:
  77FEB897EBA595B3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-77FEB897

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/77FEB897


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
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English:
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet
French:
Chevêchette du Cap, C. châtaine ou C. du Graben


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet ( Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum])
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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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 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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium capense [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri, castaneum or albertinum]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gebande Uil
Catalan: Mussolet del Cap
Czech: kulíšek africký
Danish: Kapspurveugle
German: Kapzwergkauz
English: African Barred Owlet, African Barred, Chestnut, Ngami or Scheffler's Owlet
Esperanto: Afrika strigeto
Spanish: Mochuelo de El Cabo
Estonian: täpik-värbkakk
Finnish: akaasiavarpuspöllö, akasiavarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette du Cap, Chevêchette du Cap, C. châtaine ou C. du Graben
Croatian: kapski ćuk
Hungarian: fokföldi törpekuvik
Italian: Civettina barrata africana
Japanese (romaji): kuriirosuzumefukurou
Japanese: ヨコジマスズメフクロウ
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum], Glaucidium capense, Glaucidium capense capense, Noctua Capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinė žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Kaapse Dwerguil
Norwegian: Dvergugle
Polish: sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portuguese: mocho-barrado
Russian: Капский воробьиный сыч
Slovak: kuvičok pásikavý
Shona: Zizi
Serbian: Afrička mala sova
Swedish: akaciasparvuggla
Swahili: Kitaumande Miraba
Tswana: Lerubisana
Turkish: Kap Serçe Baykuşu
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець мозамбіцький
Chinese: 斑鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鵂鶹

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