Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Xantus de Vesey, 1860)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abce+3bce+4abce; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population which continues to decline in northern and western parts of its range; as a result it is considered Near Threatened.

Population size: 15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,920,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Strix occidentalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020.