Mindanao Boobook Ninox spilocephala

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Tweeddale, 1878

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This boobook is endemic to Mindanao and its satellites, where it is relatively widespread in remaining lowland forest. Because of forest loss caused by timber extraction and conversion to plantations, the population is believed to be declining moderately rapidly (15-25% over three generations: c. 16 years). Accordingly, it is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 180,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ninox spilocephala. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mindanao-boobook-ninox-spilocephala on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.