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Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)cuculoides, castanoptera, radiata[1][2][3]
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Surniinae
Genus: Taenioglaux

Taenioglaux is a genus of owls in Strigidae. They are only found in Asia.

Description

All species are small, with rounded heads and no ear tufts.[5]

Taxonomy

Species

It contains the following species:[6]

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucidium castanopterum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucidium cuculoides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  3. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucidium radiatum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  4. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucidium castanotum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Mikkola, Heimo (2012). Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide. Firefly Books Ltd. ISBN 9781770851368. 
  6. ^ John H. Boyd III (October 15, 2011). "ANOMALOGONATES I: Coliiformes, Strigiformes, Leptosomiformes, Trogoniformes, Bucerotiformes, Coraciiformes". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 14-12-2019.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)




Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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