Annobon Scops-owl Otus feae

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1903)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This  recently split scops-owl is restricted to a single tiny island on which it is estimated to have a tiny population numbering fewer than 250 mature individuals, and is inferred to be in on-going decline owing to habitat loss and alteration. It has therefore been classified as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 17 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Otus feae. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.