Least Pygmy-Owl

The Least Pygmy-owl , also known as Sick's Pygmy-owl, is a small owl in the typical owl family. It has been argued that the here used scientific name actually belongs to the Pernambuco Pygmy-owl, in which case the Least Pygmy-owl should be referred to G. sicki .

The Least Pygmy-Owl is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Least Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium minutissimum A bird on a branch. Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Monotypic species) Nick Athanas 20 July 2009 23 weeks ago 3 Sounds 1 recording * One bird during the day. More

The Least pygmy-owl hunts primarily from a perch in the forest. This may be a low branch or stump. The owl will wait on the perch for the lizard to appear. When it does, the owl will dive toward the prey with spread wings, talons stretched forward. In some cases, the Pygmy owl may simply drop on the target, opening their wings at the last moment. More

Least Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium minutissimum902 vuesibirdcollection * Jack Pine Sonar Call - Northern Saw Whet Owl0:18 * Ajouter à la file d'attente Ajoutée à la file d'attente Jack Pine Sonar Call - Northern Saw Whet Owl2615 vues57CraigScott * Dwerguil, Pygmy Owl1:21 * Ajouter à la file d'attente Ajoutée à la More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Glaucidium
Species : minutissimum
Authority : (Wied, 1821)