Spotted Owlet

Athene brama - Chevêche brame

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Athene

  • Species
    :

    brama

Descriptor

Temminck, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 110 à 115 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Athene brama indica (Iran to n and c India, Bhutan and Bangladesh)
  • Athene brama ultra (Assam. ne India.)
  • Athene brama brama (s India)
  • Athene brama pulchra (c, s Myanmar, s China)
  • Athene brama mayri (n, e Myanmar, Thailand, s Laos, Cambodia and s Vietnam)

Foreign names

  • Chevêche brame,
  • Mochuelo Brahmán,
  • Mocho-de-Brama,
  • Brahmakauz,
  • brama kuvik,
  • Brahmaanse Steenuil,
  • Civetta macchiata,
  • Brahminuggla,
  • Tempelugle,
  • kuvik škvrnitý,
  • sýček brahmínský,
  • Indisk Kirkeugle,
  • brahmanpöllö,
  • mussol Braman,
  • pójdźka bramińska,
  • punktainais apogs,
  • Браминский сыч,
  • インドコキンメフクロウ,
  • 横斑腹小鸮,
  • นกเค้าจุด,
  • 橫斑腹小鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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