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Least Pygmy-Owl

Glaucidium minutissimum

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Very small rufous owl with white spots flecked on rich brown head, a white belly streaked with rufous and white spots on the back. Similar to Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl, which has a streaked rather than spotted head and a longer tail. Found in the canopy of humid forest and forest edges. The song is a series of two-three high-pitched whistles.

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