Tag: Pernambuco Pygmy-owl

Pernambuco Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium mooreorum)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium mooreorum | [authority] Silva, Coelho and Gonzaga, 2002 | [UK] Pernambuco Pygmy Owl | [FR] Chevechette de pernambuco | [DE] Pernambuco Zwergkauz | [ES] Mochuelo de Pernambuco | [NL] Pernambuco dwerguil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Glaucidium mooreorum SA e Brazil Genus Members of the genus […]

Pernambuco Pygmy owl discovered in 2002

Pernambuco Pygmy-owl Glaucidium mooreorum CRITICALLY ENDANGERED Glaucidium mooreorum was newly described from the Reserva Biológica de Saltinho (which covers just 4.8 km2) in Atlantic coastal forest in Pernambuco, Brazil. It was tape-recorded in the same locality in November 1990. The species was also found in a 100 ha forest patch at Usina Trapiche (08 35’S, […]