VU
Albertine Owlet Glaucidium albertinum



Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Prigogine, 1983

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a very small population (being known from only four widely separated locations) that is severely fragmented and probably declining, given the continuing clearance and degradation of its forest habitat.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 69,700 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Glaucidium albertinum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.