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Shelley's Eagle-owl Bubo shelleyi



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Sharpe & Ussher, 1872)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to have a moderately small population which may be in decline owing to the clearance of its habitat for timber and agriculture. However, further information is required on habitat trends and population structure.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 3,430,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Bubo shelleyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.