Simeulue Scops-owl Otus umbra

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Richmond, 1903)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v);C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because, although it is very poorly known, there are some indications that its very small range supports a moderately small, fragmented population, which may be undergoing a continuing decline owing to forest degradation. Further information may indicate it is more threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Otus umbra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022.