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Forest Owlet

Athene blewitti (Hume, AO 1873)

The forest owlet is endemic to the forests of central India. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List since 2018, as the population is estimated at less than 1,000 mature individuals. It is threatened foremost by deforestation. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Athene
Scientific:
  Athene blewitti


Original description

Citation:
  (Hume, AO 1873)

Reference:
   Stray Feathers 1 p.468

Protonym:
  Heteroglaux Blewitti

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30007380


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DD89F95C8751660B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DD89F95C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DD89F95C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686696


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Athene blewitti: Rediscovered in central India in 1998 after a 100-year absence
English:
Forest Owlet
Catalan:
Mussol de Blewitt
Czech:
sýček lesní
Danish:
Skovkirkeugle
German:
Blewittkauz
Spanish:
Mochuelo de Blewitt
Spanish (Spain):
Mochuelo de Blewitt
Finnish:
hindustaninpöllö
French:
Chevêche forestière
Croatian:
sivoprsi ćuk
Hungarian:
erdei kuvik
Italian:
Civetta di foresta
Japanese (romaji):
morikokinmefukurou
Japanese:
モリコキンメフクロウ
Lithuanian:
Miškinė pelėdikė
Dutch:
Bossteenuil
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Karmaugle
Norwegian:
Karmaugle
Polish:
pójdźka leśna
Portuguese:
Corujinha-da-floresta
Russian:
Лесной сыч
Slovak:
kuvik lesný
Serbian:
Šumska kukumavka
Swedish:
Blewitts uggla
Ukrainian:
Сич лісовий
Chinese:
林斑小鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
林斑小鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Chevêche forestière ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêche forestière ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 1st edition:
Forest Little Owl ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2021:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2022:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 3rd edition:
Forest Little Owl ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 4th edition:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2015:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2016:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2017:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2018:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Clements, version 2019:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 1.50:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 1.52:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 1.53:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 1.54:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 1.55:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2015:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2016:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2017:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2018:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2019:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2021:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
eBird version 2022:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Forest Little Owl ( Athene blewitti)
Oriental Bird Club:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Athene blewitti
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Athene blewitti
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Athene blewitti
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Forest Owlet ( Athene blewitti)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heteroglaux blewitti
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heteroglaux blewitti

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: meşə xarabaçılı
Catalan: Mussol de Blewitt
Montenegrin: šumska kukumavka, шумска кукумавка
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): шумска кукумавка
Czech: Sýcek lesní, sýček lesní
Danish: Skovkirkeugle
German: Belwittkauz, Blewittkauz, Blewitt-Kauz
English: Blewitt's owl, Forest Little Owl, Forest owl, Forest Owlet, Forest Spotted Owl, Forest spotted owlet, Spotted Owlet
English, HBW: Forest Owlet
English (IOC): Forest Owlet
English (United States): Forest Owlet
Esperanto: Arbara strigeto
Spanish: Mochuelo Brahmán, Mochuelo de Blewitt
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo de Blewitt
Spanish (HBW): Forest Owlet
Estonian: mets-kivikakk
Finnish: Hindustaninpöllö
French: Chevêche forestière, Chouette des forêts
Croatian: sivoprsi ćuk
Hungarian: erdei kuvik
Italian: Civetta di Blewitt, Civetta di foresta
Japanese (romaji): morikokimmefukurou, morikokinmefukurou
Japanese: モリコキンメフクロウ
Kazakh: орман байғызы
Kirghiz: ала мыкый, токой мыкыйы
Scientific: Athene blewitti, Heteroglaux blewitti
Lithuanian: Miškinė pelėdikė
Marathi: वन पिंगळा
Maltese: kokka ż-żgħira tal-foresti
Dutch: Bossteenuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Karmaugle
Norwegian: Karmaugle
Polish: pójdzka lesna, pójdźka leśna
Portuguese: Corujinha-da-floresta
Portuguese (Portugal): mocho-da-floresta
Russian: Индийский пестрый сыч, Лесной сыч, Сыч лесной
Slovak: kuvik lesný
Serbian: Šumska kukumavka
Swedish: Blewitts uggla, Skogsminervauggla
Turkish: Blewitt baykuşu
Tatar: урман байгышы , урман чырайсыз ябалагы
Ukrainian: Сич лісовий
Chinese: 林斑小鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 林斑小鴞

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