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Chestnut Owlet

Glaucidium castaneum Reichenow, 1893

The Chestnut Owlet (Glaucidium castaneum) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium castaneum

Citation:
  Reichenow, 1893

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. 1 p.62

Protonym:
  Glaucidium castaneum

Avibase ID:
  8A0EA1D784C148DD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8A0EA1D7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 687058

Geographic range:

  • 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
English:
Chestnut Owlet
Czech:
kulíšek iturský
German:
Kastanienkauz
Danish:
Vestafrikansk Spurveugle
Spanish:
Mochuelo Castaño
Finnish:
viidakkovarpuspöllö
French:
Chevêchette châtaine
Italian:
Civetta nana di Ituri
Japanese:
kuriirosuzumefukurou
Japanese:
クリイロスズメフクロウ
Dutch:
Ituri-dwerguil
Norwegian:
Pygméugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Pygméugle
Polish:
sóweczka lesna
Russian:
Каштановый сычик
Slovak:
kuvičok gaštanový
Swedish:
akaciasparvuggla (castaneum/etchecopari)
Ukrainian:
Сичик-горобець лісовий
Chinese:
栗鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
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 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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêchette châtaine ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
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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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:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Glaucidium capense castaneum [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Glaucidium capense castaneum [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Glaucidium [capense, ngamiense, scheffleri or castaneum] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Mussolet castany
Czech: Kulíšek iturský
Danish: Vestafrikansk Spurveugle
German: Kastanienkauz, Kastanien-Sperlingskauz
English: Chestnut Barred Owlet, Chestnut Owlet, Ituri Owlet, Lake District Barred Owlet, Lake District Owlet
English (IOC): African Barred Owlet (Chestnut/Etchecopar's)
Spanish: Mochuelo Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Castaño
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut Owlet
Estonian: helmes-värbkakk
Finnish: Viidakkovarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette châtain, Chevêchette châtaine, Chevêchette du Tanganyka, Chevêchette marron
Italian: Civetta nana di Ituri, Civettina castana
Japanese: kuriirosuzumefukurou
Japanese: クリイロスズメフクロウ
Scientific: Glaucidium capense castaneum, Glaucidium castaneum, Smithiglaux castanea, Taenioglaux castanea
Dutch: Ituridwerguil, Ituri-dwerguil, Juri-dwerguil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Pygméugle
Norwegian: Pygméugle
Polish: sóweczka lesna, sóweczka leśna
Russian: Каштановый Сычик, Сычик каштановый
Slovak: kuvičok gaštanový
Serbian: Kestenjasta mala sova
Swedish: akaciasparvuggla (castaneum/etchecopari)
Ukrainian: Сичик-горобець лісовий
Chinese: 栗鸺鹠

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