Chestnut-backed Owlet Glaucidium castanotum

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Blyth, 1846)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because there are some indications that it has a moderately small population, which is in decline owing to forest clearance and degradation.

Population size: 10000-19999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 63,500 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Glaucidium castanotum. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chestnut-backed-owlet-glaucidium-castanotum on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.