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Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti  
Forest Owlet
Photographer : © Avinash Bhagat
Location : Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Thane District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 14 April 2016
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.

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