Sjostedt's Owlet

The Sjostedt's Owlet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Sjostedt's Owlet (Glaucidium sjostedti) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Glaucidium sjostedti. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

Images Sjostedt's owlet in vegetation Sjostedt’s owlet is a small, attractively coloured owl species found in Central Africa. The head, neck and upper back are brown and densely marked with thin, white bars, while the rest of the upperparts are deep chestnut. Extensive barring is also ... More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Glaucidium
Species : sjostedti
Authority : Reichenow, 1893