Mountain Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium gnoma), , Joshua G. Smith, , , United States, Southwestern Research Station (SWRS), Cave Creek. There has been much debate over the classification of Glaucidium gnoma californicum. Some experts now believe that these G. gnoma californicum deserves. BirdLife International Glaucidium gnoma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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Same recording as Greater Pewee XC The weather was sunny and warm. The male then flies to the other, mounts, and copulates Holt Please refresh and try again.

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This gives the appearance that it’s still alert and watching, possibly to ward off potential predators or threats Holt Gnomenkauz, Gnomenzwergkauz, Mittelamerika-Sperlings English: Start Here No thanks.

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Gnomugle, gnomugle gnoma Polish: Seen well at a distance of only 10 meters, photographed, and video recorded. Pygmy owl on background, technical cost-up.

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See glaucidium gnoma stock video clips. Recording was modified only to convert it from its original. Mountain Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gluacidium Wagler, Though the Northern Pygmy Owl’s plumage doesn’t show any seasonal variation, their coat colors from the north to down south demonstrates considerable differences.


The rest of this owl’s head is, depending on its habitation, gray, red, or brown in color – covered on the surface by small white dots. Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: The owl had just finished preening when it gave this trilling call.

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Bird checklists – taxonomy – distribution – maps – links. Actually, after settling onto a branch, these birds’ clear-white eyelid nictitating membrane covers the eyes. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Glaucdiium is also available in the following languages: Ready To Do More?

To register to myAvibase click here. Conservation Status Glaucidium californicum is currently not endangered or targeted by shooting and trapping. Glaucidium californicum prefers to roost in quiet, shady alder thickets Owl Pages Despite this bird’s broad geographic distribution in western North America, it is one of the least studied owls on the continent.

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These owls inhabit open coniferous and mixed forests, but are not found in dense, continuous forests. They fledge at approximately 30 days, but are defended and cared for by their parents for an extra 20 to 30 days Owl Pages The males and females are fairly similar in appearance. The female’s average length, however, is slightly larger: Individual No 1, 1st recording; bird-seen: Something went wrong, please try again.


When awake, these birds erect their tuft feathers as a possible mode of concealment from prey and predators. Though very small in size, the Northern Pygmy Owl’s tail, which when sitting is held slightly cocked upwards, is ggnoma long and is striped six or seven times by light-white stripes Owl Pages Translate Avibase is also glaucisium in the following languages: Had been doing Mountain Pygmy Gnomma calls prior to this.

Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern.