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Andaman Scops-owl Otus balli



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Hume, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it has a small range, within which habitat is declining in quality and extent. However, the species is not restricted to a few locations and is tolerant of considerable habitat modification and so it is not considered to be severely fragmented and is thus not regarded as more threatened. 



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Otus balli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2017.