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Aves - Neognathae - Strigiformes - Strigidae - Glaucidium perlatum

Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone) of a Glaucidium perlatum (Pearl-spotted Owlet)


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Species Description
The Pearl-spotted Owlet is a very small owl (7 inches) with a long tail that lives in Africa from Senegambia to W Sudan; possibly also Liberia. . It lives in small holes in trees and hunts during the day. Pearl-spotted Owlets are mostly brown and covered in the white spots that give it its name . It hunts small birds and mammals.
Skeletal Elements Available

Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)

Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)

Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)

Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)

Sternum (Breast Bone)

Mandible (Jawbone )
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