Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This inconspicuous and extremely poorly known forest owl has been downlisted to Vulnerable because although it is suspected to have a very small population of less than 1,000 mature individuals, it appears to tolerate substantial habitat degradation and is therefore no longer inferred to be undergoing continuing declines.
250-999 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome