Order: Strigiformes | Family: Strigidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Abra Malaga | E Colombia
Age: Juvenile & Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Upper Manu Road, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. E Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. E Ecuador
Status: The Andean Pygmy-Owl is fairly common to uncommon within an elevational band of 1500-3600 m on the east slope of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Lechucita Andina.
Sub-species: Andean Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium jardinii), Bonaparte, 1855.
Meaning of Name: Glaucidium: Gr. glaukidion= diminutive of Glaux= little owl, little owl. jardinii: In honor of Sir William Jardine, Bt. (1800-1874) Scottish ornithologist.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.