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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
This recently described species is known from very few records and there is insufficient evidence to estimate the current range size or the population size and trend. For this reason the species is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Otus alius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2017.