The Guatemalan pygmy owl (Glaucidium cobanense) is a bird of the family Strigidae. It is considered a distinct species by some authorities, including the International Ornithologists' Union. Others, including the American Ornithological Society, consider it to be a subspecies of northern pygmy owl.
== References ==
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