Peruvian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium peruanum
(aka Pacific Pygmy-owl)
Peruvian Pygmy-owl, Abra Calla Calla, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Peru
October 2018

The Peruvian Pygmy-owl is distributed from southern Ecuador through Peru to northern Chile. It replaces Ferruginous Pygmy-owl on the west slope of the Andes and is found up to 3,300 metres. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.

Peruvian Pygmy-owl, Bosque de Pomac, Lambayeque, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image There are grey, brown and red morphs.

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