Sri Lanka Chestnut-backed Owlet/Glaucidium castanonotum (Endemic) @ Sinharaja Rainforest, Sri Lanka.
The Chestnut-backed Owlet is among the more rarely seen of Sri Lanka’s endemic birds. It inhabits dense, low to mid country wet zone forests keeping largely to the upper storey of the canopy. It is largely restricted to a few undisturbed forest patches and has been recorded at altitudes up to around 2,000 meters.
Length: 19 – 21cm (Adult)