Central American Pygmy-Owl

Scientific Name
Glaucidium griseiceps
Conservation Status
Least Concern (LC)

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The Central American Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium griseiceps) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. The Central American Pygmy Owl reaches a height of about 14 to 16 cm. The skull and neck are brownish gray, the feathers of the upper body are brown. The tail has two or three pale transversal bands. The underside is whitish with reddish-brown spots on the chest and reddish brown stripes on the flanks.