Oriental Bird Images

Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti   - Adult
Forest Owlet
Photographer : © Praveen Joshi
Location :Melghat Wildlife Sanctuary, Amravati District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 15 December 2018
English synonyms:Forest Spotted Owlet, Forest Spotted Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to India.

For specific and generic separation see:
Rasmussen, P.C. & Collar, N.J. (2013) Phenotypic evidence for the specific and generic validity of Heteroglaux blewitti. Forktail 29: 7887.