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Chestnut-backed Owlet Glaucidium castanotum



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Blyth, 1846)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 63,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Glaucidium castanotum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/04/2017.