Fearful Owl Nesasio solomonensis

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Hartert, 1901)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This enigmatic species is classified as Vulnerable on the basis of a small subpopulations on three island which are declining through habitat degradation. However, its total population size and habitat requirements are poorly known.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 45,500 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesasio solomonensis. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.