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Colombian Screech-owl Megascops colombianus



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Traylor, 1952

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v);C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range which is suspected to be decreasing owing to habitat loss and a moderately small, declining population. However, this is not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. The species is consequently classified as Near Threatened.



Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 101,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Megascops colombianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.