This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.
Glaucidium brasilianum and G. tucumanum (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as G. brasilianum following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Glaucidium brasilianum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023.