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African Barred Owlet

Glaucidium capense (Smith, A, 1834)

The African Barred Owlet (Glaucidium capense) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. With a length of 20 à 21 cm and a weight of 83 to 140 grams it is a small owl. It has no ear tufts. There is some sexual dimorphism in size, with the females being larger, but no differences in plumage. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Glaucidium

Scientific:
  Glaucidium capense

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1834)

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(2) p.313

Protonym:
  Noctua Capensis

Avibase ID:
  ABDE91038F543AEE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ABDE9103

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555465

Geographic range:

  • Glaucidium capense: S Mozambique to Natal and e Cape Province
English:
African Barred Owlet
Czech:
kulíšek africký
German:
Kapkauz
Danish:
Kapspurveugle
Spanish:
Mochuelo de El Cabo
Finnish:
akaasiavarpuspöllö
French:
Chevêchette du Cap
Italian:
Civetta nana barrata africana
Japanese:
yokoshimasuzumefukurou
Japanese:
ヨコジマスズメフクロウ
Dutch:
Kaapse Dwerguil
Norwegian:
Dvergugle
Polish:
sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portuguese:
Mocho barrado
Russian:
Капский воробьиный сыч
Slovak:
kuvičok pásikavý
Swedish:
Kapsparvuggla
Ukrainian:
Сичик-горобець мозамбіцький
Chinese:
斑鸺鹠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêchette du Cap ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gebande Uil
Catalan: Mussolet del Cap
Czech: Kulíšek africký
Danish: Kapspurveugle
German: Kapkauz, Kap-Sperlingskauz, Kastanienkauz
English: African Barred Owl, African Barred Owlet, African-barred Owlet, Barred Owl, Barred Owlet, Cape Barred Owlet, Cape Owlet, Chestnut Owlet
English (Kenya): African Barred Owlet
Spanish: Mochuelo de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo del Cabo
Estonian: täpik-värbkakk
Finnish: Akaasiavarpuspöllö
French: Chevêchette à poitrine barrée, Chevêchette barrée, Chevêchette du Cap, Chevêchette du Cap (nominal), Chevêchette du Cap (nominale), Chevêchette du Cap (race nominale)
Hungarian: fokföldi törpekuvik
Italian: Civetta nana barrata africana, Civettina barrata africana
Japanese: yokojimasuzumefukurou, yokoshimasuzumefukurou
Japanese: ヨコジマスズメフクロウ, ヨコシマスヅメフクロウ
Kwangali: Kakuru
Scientific: Glaucidium capense, Glaucidium capense capense, Glaucidium capensis capensis, Glaucidium castaneum, Noctua Capensis, Smithiglaux capense, Taenioglaux capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinė žvirblinė pelėda
Dutch: Kaapse Dwerguil
Norwegian: Dvergugle
Polish: sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portuguese: Mocho barrado
Russian: Капский воробьиный сыч, Сычик африканский полосатый
Slovak: kuvičok 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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