Biak Scops-owl Otus beccarii

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1876)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Vulnerable on the basis that its habitat is not as fragmented as once thought, along with evidence that it is more widespread than previously thought. Nevertheless, its population is estimated to be small and inferred to be in on-going decline.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,600 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Otus beccarii. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.