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Reddish Scops-owl Otus rufescens



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Horsfield, 1821)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This forest-dependent species is listed as Near Threatened because its population is suspected to be in moderately rapid decline owing to the extensive loss of lowland forests from large areas of the Sundaic lowlands. It is not considered more threatened because it can use secondary habitats and occurs at higher elevations.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,800,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Otus rufescens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.