VU
Sao Tome Scops-owl Otus hartlaubi



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Giebel, 1849)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it is thought to have a small population, given the small area of suitable primary and mature secondary forest habitat within its range.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 430 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Otus hartlaubi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2017.