Common Name: Ferrunginous Pygmy Owl
Latin Name: Glaucidium braslianum
Conservation Status: Not threatened but forest destruction is a serious future threat. Although the species is widespread and not uncommon little is known of its behaviour and biology.
Lifespan: 6-7 yrs in the wild, 9-10 in captivity.
Diet: large insects, scorpions, small birds, rodents, small mammals, and lizards.
Average Litter Size: 1-7 eggs.
Habitat: The Tropical and subtropical forest, forest clearings, riverine forest, also pastureland, parks and gardens with old trees and thick bushes.