Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma

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The Northern Pygmy-Owl is most similar to the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl and is best separated by the white spots, not streaks, on its crown. The vocalizations are also different as well as the habitat. Northern Pygmy-Owl inhabits higher elevations than the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl.