Mindanao Boobook Ninox spilocephala

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Tweeddale, 1878

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split hawk-owl is suspected to be undergoing moderately rapid population declines owing to a variety of threats including clearance for agriculture and grazing, gold mining and logging. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 180,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ninox spilocephala. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/03/2023.