VU
White-fronted Scops-owl Otus sagittatus



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Cassin, 1848)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species has a small, rapidly declining, severely fragmented population which is dependent on lowland or foothill forest, much of which has been destroyed or degraded within its range. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 352,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Otus sagittatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017.