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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
Saozneg - RU:
African Barred Owlet
Katalaneg:
Mussolet del Cap
Tchekeg:
kulíšek africký
daneg:
Kapspurveugle
Alamaneg:
Kapkauz
Spagnoleg:
Mochuelo de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain):
Mochuelo del Cabo
Finneg:
akaasiavarpuspöllö
Galleg:
Chevêchette du Cap
Hungareg:
fokföldi törpekuvik
Italianeg:
Civetta nana barrata africana
Japaneg:
yokoshimasuzumefukurou
japaneg:
ヨコジマスズメフクロウ
lituaneg:
Kapinė žvirblinė pelėda
Nederlandeg:
Kaapse Dwerguil
Norvegeg:
Dvergugle
Poloneg:
sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portugaleg:
Mocho barrado
Rusianeg:
Капский воробьиный сыч
Sloveg:
kuvičok pásikavý
Svedeg:
Kapsparvuggla
Ukrainiek:
Сичик-горобець мозамбіцький
Sinaeg:
斑鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional):
非洲鵂鶹


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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Glaucidium capense capense [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Chevêchette du Cap ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Glaucidium capense 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]
Clements, version 2019:
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):
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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 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 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:
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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:
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:
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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:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Glaucidium capense capense [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
African Barred Owlet ( Glaucidium capense) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Glaucidium capense 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
Katalaneg: Mussolet del Cap
Tchekeg: Kulíšek africký
daneg: Kapspurveugle
Alamaneg: Kapkauz, Kap-Sperlingskauz, Kastanienkauz
Saozneg - RU: 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
Spagnoleg: Mochuelo de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Mochuelo del Cabo
Estoneg: täpik-värbkakk
Finneg: Akaasiavarpuspöllö
Galleg: Chevêchette à poitrine barrée, Chevêchette barrée, Chevêchette du Cap, Chevêchette du Cap (nominal), Chevêchette du Cap (nominale), Chevêchette du Cap (race nominale)
Hungareg: fokföldi törpekuvik
Italianeg: Civetta nana barrata africana, Civettina barrata africana
Japaneg: yokojimasuzumefukurou, yokoshimasuzumefukurou
japaneg: 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, Glaucidium castaneum castaneum, Noctua Capensis, Smithiglaux capense, Taenioglaux capensis
lituaneg: Kapinė žvirblinė pelėda
Nederlandeg: Kaapse Dwerguil
Norvegeg: Dvergugle
Poloneg: sóweczka plamobrzucha
Portugaleg: Mocho barrado
Rusianeg: Капский воробьиный сыч, Сычик африканский полосатый
Sloveg: kuvičok pásikavý
Shona: Zizi
Svedeg: Kapsparvuggla
swahilieg: Kitaumande Miraba
Setswana: Lerubisana
Ukrainiek: Сичик-горобець мозамбіцький
Sinaeg: 斑鸺鹠
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鵂鶹

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