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Chestnut-backed Owlet Glaucidium castanotum   - Adult
Chestnut-backed Owlet
Photographer : © Athula Edirisinghe
Location :Kithulgala, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 23 August 2015
English synonyms:Sri Lanka Chestnut-backed Owlet
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Sri Lanka.

Note correct spelling is castanotum not castanonotum.
Ref: Dickinson, E.C., Jones, C. & Normand, D. (2009) The correct spelling, date and citation for the Chestnut-backed Owlet of Sri Lanka. Indian Birds 5(2):52-53.

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