VU
Pemba Scops-owl Otus pembaensis



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Pakenham, 1937

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a single small population which is continuing to decline as a result of habitat loss and degradation, owing primarily to a local agricultural trend away from plantation crops and towards open farmland.



Population size: 3000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Otus pembaensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018.