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Nicobar Scops-owl Otus alius
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Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Rasmussen, 1998

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
The species is currently classified as Data Deficient, because it was known from very few records and there was insufficient evidence to estimate the current range size or the population size and trend. However, with increasing knowledge of this species it may warrant a clearer Red List status in the future.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Otus alius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018.