T H E PYGMY O W L (Glaucidiutn passerimitn) is a Palaearctic species which h a s not yet been recorded in Britain, though in western Europe t h e typical form is found in central and northern Scandinavia, Finland, French Jura, the Alps (including - Switzerland, Italy and Austria), and in parts of southern and eastern Germany. I t s main distribution, however, lies t o t h e east, in a fairly narro...

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