Grand Comoro Scops-owl Otus pauliani


Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

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Ibouroi, M. T., Hassane, N. A., Moindjié, S., Ombade, M., Mohamed, N., Saidou, M. H., Abderemane, K., Cheha, A. and Chiffard, J. 2019. The first comprehensive survey of habitat suitability and population size for the endangered Grande Comoro Scops Owl (Otus pauliani): implications for its conservation. Journal of Ornithology 160: 1121-1132.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Louette, M.; Herremans, M.; Stevens, J.; Vangeluwe, D.; Soilih, A. 1990. Red Data Bird: Grand Comoro Scops Owl. World Birdwatch 12(1-2): 13.

Louette, M.; Stevens, J. 1992. Conserving the endemic birds on the Comoro Islands, 1: general considerations on survival prospects. Bird Conservation International 2: 61-80.

Louette, M.; Stevens, J.; Bijnens, L.; Janssens, L. 1988. Survey of the endemic avifauna of the Comoro Islands. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

Safford, R. J. 2001. Comoros. In: Fishpool, L.D.C.; Evans, M.I. (ed.), Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for conservation, pp. 185-190. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series No.11), Newbury and Cambridge, UK.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Otus pauliani. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grand-comoro-scops-owl-otus-pauliani on 29/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/09/2023.