- Glaucidium albertinum
- Rounded head, heavily spotted with white
- Plain mantle and back
- Barred breast
- Spotted belly and flanks
- Pale yellow eyes.
Western Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Eastern Africa: Rwanda
Known from 5 specimens from north-eastern Zaire and northern Rwanda
This taxon is considered a subspecies of Glaucidium capense (sensu lato) by some authors
Open montane and transitional forest, with many clearings.
The diet includes invertebrates.
- Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
- BirdLife International
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