Literature Pygmy-Owl
[order] Strigiformes | [family]

Pygmy-Owl determination[order] Strigiformes | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Glaucidium passerinum | [UK] Pygmy-Owl | [FR] ChevĂȘchette d’Europe | [DE] Sperlingskauz | [ES] Mochuelo Chico | [IT] Civetta nana comune | [NL] Dwerguil


Does predation maintain tit community diversity?
Author(s): Cecilia Kullberg and Jan Ekman
Abstract: European tits of the genus Parus constitute a complex group of coexisting boreal
birds. Here we present a survey of the distribution of three coniferous-living Parus
species and one of their main predators, the pygmy owl (Glaucidium passerinum), on..[more]..
Source: OIKOS 89: 41-45. Copenhagen 2000
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Influence of snow cover on food hoarding in Pygmy Owls Glaucidium passerinum
Author(s): Halonen, T. Mappes, T. Meri & J. Suhonen
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 ..[more]..
Source: Ornis Fennica 84:105-111. 2007
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All of Strigidae

  1. Boreal Owl
  2. Aegolius funereus
  1. Eagle owl
  2. Bubo bubo
  1. Eagle-Owl
  2. Bubo bubo
  1. Great Grey Owl
  2. Strix nebulosa
  1. Little Owl
  2. Athene noctua
  1. Long-eared Owl
  2. Asio otus
  1. Pygmy-Owl
  2. Glaucidium passerinum
  1. Scops-Owl
  2. Otus scops
  1. Short-eared Owl
  2. Asio flammeus
  1. Snowy Owl
  2. Nyctea scandiaca
  1. Tawny Owl
  2. Strix aluco
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