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Forest Owlet Athene blewitti



References

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Bombay Natural History Society. 2013. Forest Owlet - Preventing Exctinctions Programme Interim Report 2012-2013. BirdLife International.

Chavan, R. A.; Rithe, K. D. 2010. Occurrence and breeding record of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti from Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 106(2): 207-208.

Chavan, R.; Pariwakam, M.; Bansod, V. 2013. Occurrence of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra. Journal Care4Nature 1(1): 33-35.

Chavan, R.A.; Rithe, K.D. 2009. Occurrence and breeding record of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti from Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 106(2): 207-208.

Ishtiaq, F.; Rahmani, A. R. 2000. Further information on the status and distribution of the Forest Owlet Athene blewitti in India. Forktail 16: 125-130.

Ishtiaq, F.; Rahmani, A. R. 2005. The Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti: vocalization, breeding biology and conservation. Ibis 147: 197-205.

Ishtiaq, F.; Rasmussen, P.C.; Rahmani, A.R. 2002. Ecology and behaviour of the Forest Owlet. In: Newton, I.; Kavanagh, R.; Olson J.; Taylor, I. (ed.), Ecology and Conservation of Owls, pp. 80-88. CSIRO publishing, Australia.

Jathar, G. 2003. Saving the mysterious Forest Owlet. Mistnet 4(3 & 4): 9-10.

Jathar, G., Patil, D., Kalra, M., De Silva, T., Peterson, A., Irfan-Ullah, M., Rahmani, A., Mehta, P., Kulkarni, J. 2015. Mapping The Potential Distribution of the Critically Endangered Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 112(2): 55-64.

Kasambe, R.; Pande, S.; Wadatkar, J.; Pawashe, A. 2004. Additional records of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti Hume, 1873, in Melghat Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra. Newsletter for Ornithologists: 12-14.

Kasambe, R.; Wadatkar, J. S.; Wagh, G. A.; Dudhe, N.S. 2015. Status survey and conservation of the critically endangered Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) in the Satpudas. BNHS. Report submitted to BirdLife International.

Kasambe, R.; Wadatkar, J.; Bhusum, N.S.; Kasdekar, F. 2005. Forest Owlets Heteroglaux blewitti in Melghat Tiger Reserve, Distt. Amravati, Maharashtra. Newsletter for Birdwatchers 45: 38-40.

King, B. F.; Rasmussen, P. C. 1998. The rediscovery of the Forest Owlet Athene (Heteroglaux) blewitti. Forktail 14: 51-53.

Laad, S., Dagale, R., Jathar, G. 2016. Northern Western Ghats: Forest Owlet’s new abode. MISTNET 17: 2-6.

Laad, S.; Dagale, R. 2014. First report of forest owlet Heteroglaux blewitti from Tansa wildlife sanctuary (Western Ghats), Maharashtra, India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 111(2): 134.

Mehta, P.; Kulkarni, J.; Mukherjee, S.; Chavan, S.; Anand, A. V. 2017. A distribution survey of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitii in north-western Maharashtra. Indian BIRDS 13(4): 103-108.

Mehta, P.; Kulkarni, J.; Patil, D. 2008. A survey of the critically endangered Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in Central India. BirdingASIA: 77-87.

Mehta, P.; Kulkarni, J.; Patil, D.; Kolte, P.; Khatavkar, P. 2007. A survey of critically endangered Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) in Central India.

Mehta, P.; Prasanna, N. S., Nagar, A. K., Kulkarni, J. 2015. Occurrence of Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in Betul District, and the importance of its conservation in the Satpura landscape. Indian BIRDS 10(6): 157-159.

Nannaware, R. 2014. The assassination of Yawal. Sanctuary Asia 34(3): 72-75.

Patel, J., Vasava, A., & Patel, N. 2017. Occurrence of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in Navsari and Valsad Districts of Gujarat, India. Indian BIRDS 13(3): 78–79.

Patel, J.R.; Patel, S. B.; Rathor, S.C.; Patel, J. A.; Patel, P. B.; Vasava, A.G. 2015. New distribution record of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae) in Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India. J. Threatened Taxa 7(12): 7940-7944.

Raha, B., Gadgil, R., & Bhoye, S. 2017. Sighting of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in Harsul, Nashik District, Maharashtra. Indian BIRDS 13(3): 80–81.

Rasmussen, P. C. 1998. Forest Owlet Athene blewitti rediscovered after 113-year hiatus. Bird Conservation International 8: 109.

Rithe, K. 2003. Saving the Forest Owlet. Sanctuary Asia 23: 30-31.

Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Athene blewitti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2022.