Sula Scops-owl Otus sulaensis

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: (Hartert, 1898)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This newly split species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a small and declining population, which nevertheless occurs in four islands, potentially reducing its risk of extinction.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Otus sulaensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/03/2023.