Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Glaucidium brasilianum

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

FEPO

Code 6

GLABRA

ITIS

HEAD

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Lemon yellow.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown with white streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Brown with white streaking and white eyebrows.
  • Nape Color: Two black spots bordered in white.
  • Throat Color: Whitish
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 17-18 cm (6.5-7 in)
  • Weight: 62 g (2.2 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with some white spotting.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid direct flight., Unmuffled wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with pale brown barring.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Feathered in buff-white with mottled brown.
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