Banggai Scops-owl Otus mendeni

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Neumann, 1939

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split species is listed as Vulnerable because it is thought to have a small population, which is inferred to be in decline owing to on-going habitat loss.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Otus mendeni. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.