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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae.

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  • These include Shirane-aoi (Glaucidium palmatum), which has large blue-purple, sometimes white, flowers, and Togakushisgouma (Ranzania japonica), found only in the high mountains from central to northern Honshu.

    Biological diversity in Japan

  • The cape pygmy-owl (Glaucidium hoskinsii), white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) and golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) are only a few of the species found in this ecoregion.

    Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests

  • Similarly, Eurasian pygmy owls Glaucidium passerinum – widespread in Scandivania where they range right up to the North Sea coastline – have never colonised Britain.

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  • Austral pygmy-owl ( '' Glaucidium nanum ''), Torres de Paine National Park, Chile.

    Patagonian grasslands

  • Owl species considered rare include: Bubo bubo, Strix nebulosa, Strix uralensis, Asio otus, Sumia ulula, Glaucidium passerinum and Aegolius funereus.

    Sayan montane conifer forests

  • The collared pigmy owlet (_Glaucidium brodiei_) is perhaps the commonest owl in the Himalayas: at any rate, it is the species that makes itself heard most often.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Glaucidium palmatum 'Alba' (var. leucanthemum) with its pristine, snowy-white blossoms, is especially striking, but harder to find.

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  • Timber owl (Strix occidentalis, Spotted owl) wh it isn't possible to overpower him • k'intiyo: di-ch [= 'it chases, stalks (deer) - (diminu - overtake: no: na: xo¬tiwh [=' put him back down '] tive)'] Pigmy owl (Glaucidium) overtake him!

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  • There are some 232 species of birds recorded in the Bialowieza region, 120 of which breed in the park and include capercaillie Tetrao urogallus, black stork Ciconia nigra, crane Grus grus, most European owls including pygmy Glaucidium passerinum and eagle owl Bubo bubo, a large number of raptors such as spotted eagle Aquila clanga (VU) and booted eagle Hieraeetus pennatus, three-toed woodpecker Picoides tridactylus, white-backed woodpecker Dendrocopus leucotos, redwing Turdus iliacus, nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes and red-breasted flycatcher Muscicapa parva.

    Bialowieza Forest, Poland

  • Family Common Name Species Accipitridae Javan hawk-eagle Spizaetus bartelsi Charadriidae Javan plover Charadrius javanicus Charadriidae Sunda lapwing Vanellus macropterus Cuculidae Sunda coucal Centropus nigrorufus Strigidae Javan owlet Glaucidium castanopterum Sturnidae Bali myna Leucopsar rothschildi* Timaliidae White-breasted babbler Stachyris grammiceps Timaliidae White-bibbed babbler Stachyris thoracica Timaliidae Crescent-chested babbler Stachyris melanothorax Timaliidae Grey-cheeked tit-babbler Macronous flavicollis * An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion

    Eastern Java-Bali rain forests

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