Tag: all of Glaucidium

Influence of snow cover on food hoarding in Pygmy Owls Glaucidium passerinum

Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) Science Article 2 abstract Voles are the most preferred prey of Pygmy Owls (Glaucidium passerinum) in Northern Europe, where the extensive snow cover may decrease the availability of voles. Snow covermay thus cause changes in the diet fromwhat is expected on the basis of prey abundance alone. Food hoarding behaviour […]

Does predation maintain tit community diversity?

Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) Science Article 1 abstract European tits of the genus Parus constitute a complex group of coexisting borealbirds. Here we present a survey of the distribution of three coniferous-living Parusspecies and one of their main predators, the pygmy owl (Glaucidium passerinum), onnine isolated islands in Scandinavia. On all islands the coal […]

Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium sanchezi)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium sanchezi | [authority] Lowery and Newman, 1949 | [UK] Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl | [FR] du Tamaulipas | [DE] Sanchezzwergkauz | [ES] Mochuelo Tamaulipeco | [NL] Tamaulipas dwerguil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Glaucidium sanchezi MA ne Mexico Genus Members of the genus Glaucidium are very small […]

Subtropical Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium parkeri)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium parkeri | [authority] Robbins and Howell, 1995 | [UK] Subtropical Pygmy Owl | [FR] Chevechette de Parker | [DE] Parkerzwergkauz | [ES] Mochuelo de Parker | [NL] Subtropische dwerguil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Glaucidium parkeri SA Ecuador to Bolivia Genus Members of the genus Glaucidium […]

Red-chested Owlet (Glaucidium tephronotum)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium tephronotum | [authority] Sharpe, 1875 | [UK] Red-chested Owlet | [FR] Chevechette a pieds jaunes | [DE] Rotbrust-Kauz | [ES] Mochuelo Pechirrojo | [NL] Roodborstdwerguil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Glaucidium are very small and tiny owls. They have rounded heads without ear-tufts. Their […]

Pernambuco Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium mooreorum)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium mooreorum | [authority] Silva, Coelho and Gonzaga, 2002 | [UK] Pernambuco Pygmy Owl | [FR] Chevechette de pernambuco | [DE] Pernambuco Zwergkauz | [ES] Mochuelo de Pernambuco | [NL] Pernambuco dwerguil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Glaucidium mooreorum SA e Brazil Genus Members of the genus […]

Northern Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium californicum)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium californicum | [authority] Sclater, 1857 | [UK] Northern Pygmy Owl | [FR] Chevechette naine | [DE] Gnomenkauz | [ES] Mochuelo Californiano | [NL] Noordamerikaanse Dwerguil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Glaucidium are very small and tiny owls. They have rounded heads without ear-tufts. Their […]