Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Tamaulipas Pygmy-owl (Glaucidium sanchezi) - HBW 5, p. 216

French: Chevêchette du Tamaulipas German: Sanchezzwergkauz Spanish: Mochuelo Tamaulipeco

Taxonomy: Glaucidium sanchezi Lowery and Newman, 1949, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Considered member of G. minutissimum complex, which also includes G. palmarum, G. griseiceps, G. parkeri and G. hardyi; further study needed to determine true relationships. Recently separated from G. minutissimum on basis of vocalizations. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Mexico (S Tamaulipas, SE San Luis Potosí and extreme N Hidalgo).

  •      No sound recordings available yet