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Ridgway's Pygmy Owl

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Alternate name
Glaucidium ridgwayi Scientific name
Strigiformes Order
Strigidae Family
15cm Length
Forest & shrubland up to 2,250 m. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3-5 white eggs. Incubation is 28 days, with 2730 days to fledging. Clutch
Small birds, mammals, reptiles & arthropods. Food  
Crepuscular, but often hunts in the day. Habits
N/A World Number
Locally common so probably least concern. Status

view photos Photo January 21, 2010 by rolas101 all rights reserved          

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Ridgeway's Pygmy-Owl song
Glaucidium brasilianum ridgwayi (0:50)Rolf A. de By XC10929
15-03-88, Costa Rica

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