Tamaulipas Pygmy-owl Glaucidium sanchezi

Family: Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Authority: Lowery & Newman, 1949

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc; B1b(ii,iii,iv,v)+2b(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occupies a small range. Logging of forests is thought to be causing a decline in habitat availability and hence a decline in population size. However, the species is not thought to be severely fragmented or to occur in less than ten locations. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 20000-49999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 27,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Glaucidium sanchezi. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/tamaulipas-pygmy-owl-glaucidium-sanchezi on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/02/2024.