Glaucidium radiatum

Glaucidium radiatum, Tide.

77. :- Athene radiata, Tickell. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 143; Butler, Mount Aboo ; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 450; Hume's Scrap Book, p. 409.

THE JUNGLE OWLET.

Length, 8 to 8.5; expanse, 17.5 to 21; wing, 5; tail, 2.6 to 2.9 ; tarsus, 0.92; bill from gape, 0.7.

Bill yellowish-horny; irides bright yellow; feet yellow.

Above brown, uniformly barred with close rays of rufescent whitish and dusky; wings more rufous, especially the primaries, and barred with dusky brown; some of the greater-coverts and scapulars with white spots; beneath, throat white, the rest of the body barred transversely with dusky and whitish; under tail-coverts white.

Within our limits, the Jungle Owlet, has only been recorded from Mount Aboo, where it breeds during April and May.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Glaucidium radiatum
Spp Author: 
Tide.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
76
Common name: 
Jungle Owlet
M_ID: 
6801
M_CN: 
Jungle Owlet
M_SN: 
Glaucidium radiatum
id: 
11272

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