French: Chevêchette spadicée German: Trillerzwergkauz Spanish: Mochuelo de Java
Java and Bali.
23–25 cm; no data on body mass. Largish owlet with no “false eyes” on nape, indistinct facial disc barred with rufous and orange-yellow; eyebrows white;... read more
Male’s vocalisation a series of short trills that drop in pitch and increase... read more
Dense primary and secondary forest, from lowlands to c. 900 m, in some areas (e.g. Mt Papandajan)... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mostly on invertebrates such as beetles, grasshoppers, crickets, mantids, cockroaches, spiders, scorpions and centipedes; less... read more
Little information available. Breeding occurs from at least Feb–Apr; two "slightly incubated" eggs collected in W Java on 4... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Considered rare to locally common in forest fragments and hills. No global population estimate, and little information... read more
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