Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Forest Owlet
Forest Owlet Athene blewitti
Described by: Hume (1873)
Alternate common name(s): Forest Little Owl, Forest Spotted Owlet
Old scientific name(s): Heteroglaux blewitti
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RangeWc. and ec. India;
Two widely separated populations;
Recently seen in the plains an low foothills of the Akrani Range at the w. end of the Satpura Mountains near the Tapi River, Shahada, Maharashtra.
In the 19th century, reported from Madhya Pradesh and w. Orissa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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