Pernambuco Pygmy-owl Glaucidium mooreorum

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Silva, Coelho & Gonzaga, 2002

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species is assumed to have a tiny and declining population within an extremely small known range. Surveys have failed to locate it elsewhere, and available habitat continues to decline as a consequence of severe human pressures. As a result it is currently considered Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Glaucidium mooreorum. Downloaded from on 19/10/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/10/2019.