Serendib Scops-owl Otus thilohoffmanni

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Warakagoda & Rasmussen, 2004

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small range and correspondingly small population, both of which are undergoing a decline owing to habitat loss and degradation.

Population size: 150-700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Otus thilohoffmanni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.