Taliabu Masked-owl Tyto nigrobrunnea

Family: Tytonidae (Barn-owls)

Authority: Neumann, 1939

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This inconspicuous and extremely poorly known forest owl is listed as Vulnerable because, although it is suspected to have a very small population of less than 1,000 mature individuals, it appears to tolerate substantial habitat degradation and is therefore no longer inferred to be undergoing continuing declines.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Tyto nigrobrunnea. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021.