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Chestnut Owlet
Glaucidium castaneum Reichenow, 1893
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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
Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  sóweczka lesna
Russian:
  Каштановый сычик
Slovak:
  kuvičok gaštanový
Swedish:
  akaciasparvuggla (castaneum/etchecopari)
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:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Chevêchette châtaine ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
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):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chestnut Owlet ( Glaucidium castaneum) [version 1]

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
Spanish: Mochuelo Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo Castaño
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
Latin: Glaucidium capense castaneum, Glaucidium castaneum, Smithiglaux castanea, Taenioglaux castanea
Dutch: Ituridwerguil, Ituri-dwerguil, Juri-dwerguil
Norwegian: Pygméugle
Polish: sóweczka lesna, sóweczka leśna
Russian: Каштановый Сычик, Сычик каштановый
Slovak: kuvičok gaštanový
Swedish: akaciasparvuggla (castaneum/etchecopari)
Chinese: 栗鸺鹠

 

         

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