Least Boobook Ninox sumbaensis

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Olsen, Wink, Sauer-Gurth & Trost, 2002

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population which has almost certainly declined through forest clearance within its range. Further research is a priority for improving this assessment of its status.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 6,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ninox sumbaensis. 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.