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Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Sjostedt's Owlet (Glaucidium sjostedti) - HBW 5, p. 221

French: Chevêchette à queue barrée German: Prachtkauz Spanish: Mochuelo del Congo
Other common names: Sjostedt’s Barred Owlet, Chestnut-backed Owlet(!)

Taxonomy: Glaucidium sjöstedti Reichenow, 1893, Mount Cameroon.
Affinities uncertain. Monotypic.

Distribution: Cameroon, Gabon, N Congo, S Central African Republic and NW & C Zaire.

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