Asian barred owlet

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Asian barred owlet
Glaucidium cuculoides - Mae Wong.jpg
Barred owlet in Mae Wong National Park, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Glaucidium
Species: G. cuculoides
Binomial name
Glaucidium cuculoides
(Vigors, 1831)

The Asian barred owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides) is a species of true owl, resident in northern parts of the Indian Subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. It ranges across north central and northeast India, Nepal Bhutan, north Bangladesh, and southeast Asia (Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam). Its natural habitat is temperate forest.


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