Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: African Barred Owlet
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense
Described by: Smith, A. (1834)
Alternate common name(s): Barred Owlet, Ngami Owlet, Scheffler's Owlet, Eastern Barred Owlet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeTropical sc. and se. Africa;
(1) Ex. s. Somalia, e. Kenya and ne. Tanzania including Mafia Is.
(2) C. Tanzania, se. Zaire and s. Angola s. to n. Namibia (isolated population in c. Namibia), n. Botswana, w. Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique (Mafia Is.) and ex. ne. South Africa.
(3) S. Mozambique and e. South Africa (Natal to e. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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