Papuan Boobook Uroglaux dimorpha

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1874)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known only from few localities in New Guinea, with the only records being from nine sites in the 1980s and 1990s. The  population size is unknown and it is described as apparently very scarce or rare. There is no information on its likely distribution extent, population trends, or threats, although it is potentially threatened by logging of lowland forests. For these reasons, it is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 181,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Uroglaux dimorpha. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017.