Northern Pygmy Owl

Glaucidium californicum - Chevêchette des Rocheuses

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Glaucidium

  • Species
    :

    californicum

Descriptor

Sclater, PL, 1857

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 62 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium californicum) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Glaucidium californicum grinnelli (se Alaska to n California)
  • Glaucidium californicum swarthi (Vancouver I.. Canada.)
  • Glaucidium californicum californicum (c British Columbia. Canada. to sw USA)
  • Glaucidium californicum pinicola (Rocky Mts.. wc USA. , n Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Chevêchette des Rocheuses,
  • Mochuelo Californiano,
  • Mocho-pigmeu-do-norte,
  • Nordzwergeule,
  • Californische Dwerguil,
  • Civettina del Nordamerica,
  • Nordamerikansk sparvuggla,
  • Tusseugle,
  • kuvičok hôrny,
  • kulíšek západní,
  • Troldspurveugle,
  • kalifornianvarpuspöllö,
  • mussolet de Califòrnia,
  • sóweczka kalifornijska,
  • Калифорнийский воробьиный сыч,
  • カリホルニアスズメフクロウ,
  • 北美鸺鹠,
  • 北鵂鶹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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