VU
Giant Scops-owl Otus gurneyi



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Tweeddale, 1879)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This owl has a small population which is undergoing a rapid decline and severe fragmentation as a result of extensive deforestation. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 253,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Otus gurneyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.