Madagascar Red Owl Tyto soumagnei

Family: Tytonidae (Barn-owls)

Authority: (Grandidier, 1878)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is undergoing a continuing decline within its small population, owing to the destruction, degradation and fragmentation of its forest habitat, and therefore qualifies as Vulnerable. 

Population size: 1250-3750 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 249,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Tyto soumagnei. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.