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The world's most endangered owls


Chart: conservation status of the world's owls
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's owls


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
STRIGIDAEMascarenotus gruchetiReunion Owl, Réunion OwlEX
STRIGIDAEMascarenotus murivorusRodrigues OwlEX
STRIGIDAEMascarenotus sauzieriMauritius OwlEX
STRIGIDAESceloglaux albifaciesLaughing OwlEX
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium mooreorumPernambuco Pygmy-owl, Pernambuco Pygmy Owl, Pernambuco Pygmy-OwlCRdecreasing
STRIGIDAEHeteroglaux blewittiForest Little Owl, Forest Owlet, Forest Spotted OwletCRdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus capnodesAnjouan Scops-owl, Anjouan Scops OwlCRdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus moheliensisMoheli Scops-owl, Moheli Scops OwlCRdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus paulianiComoro Scops-owl, Grand Comoro Scops-owl, Grand Comoro Scops-Owl, Karthala Scops OwlCRdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus siaoensisSiau Scops-owl, Siau Scops OwlCRunknown
STRIGIDAEKetupa blakistoniBlakiston's Fish-owl, Blakiston's Fish-OwlENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus alfrediFlores Scops-owl, Flores Scops OwlENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus beccariiBiak Scops-owl, Biak Scops OwlENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus insularisSeychelles Scops-owl, Seychelles Scops OwlENstable
STRIGIDAEOtus ireneaeMorden's Scops-owl, Sokoke Scops-owl, Sokoke Scops Owl, Sokoke Scops-OwlENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus thilohoffmanniSerendib Scops-owl, Serendib Scops OwlENdecreasing
TYTONIDAEPhodilus prigogineiAfrican Bay Owl, Congo Bay-owl, Congo Bay Owl, Congo Bay-Owl, Itombwe OwlENdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto nigrobrunneaSula Barn-owl, Taliabu Masked-owl, Taliabu Masked Owl, Taliabu Masked-Owl, Taliabu OwlENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEXenoglaux loweryiLong-whiskered OwletENdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo philippensisPhilippine Eagle-owl, Philippine Eagle-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo vosseleriNduk Eagle-Owl, Usambara Eagle-owl, Usambara Eagle-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium albertinumAlbertine Owlet, Prigogine's OwletVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium nubicolaCloud-forest Pygmy-owl, Cloud-forest Pygmy Owl, Cloudforest Pygmy-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops barbarusBearded Screech-owl, Bearded Screech Owl, Bearded Screech-Owl, Santa Barbara Screech-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAENesasio solomonensisFearful OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox iosCinnabar Boobook, Cinnabar Hawk-owlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox natalisChristmas Boobook, Christmas Island Hawk-owl, Christmas Island Hawk-OwlVUstable
STRIGIDAENinox odiosaRusset Hawk-owl, Russet Hawk-Owl, Spangled BoobookVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus angelinaeJavan Scops-owl, Javan Scops Owl, Javan Scops-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus gurneyiGiant Scops-owl, Giant Scops Owl, Lesser Eagle-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus hartlaubiSao Tome Scops-owl, Sao Tome Scops Owl, Sao Tome Scops-Owl, Sao Tomé Scops-owl, São Tomé Scops-owl, São Tomé Scops OwlVUstable
STRIGIDAEOtus pembaensisPemba Scops-owl, Pemba Scops OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus sagittatusWhite-fronted Scops-owl, White-fronted Scops Owl, White-fronted Scops-OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEScotopelia ussheriRufous Fishing-owl, Rufous Fishing Owl, Rufous Fishing-Owl, Ussher's Fishing OwlVUdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto aurantiaBismarck Masked-owl, Bismarck Masked-Owl, Golden Masked Owl, Golden Owl, New Britain Masked-owlVUdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto inexspectataMinahassa Barn-owl, Minahassa Masked Owl, Minahassa Masked-Owl, Minahassa Owl, Sulawesi Golden OwlVUdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto manusiManus Masked-owl, Manus Masked Owl, Manus Masked-OwlVUdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto soumagneiMadagascar Grass Owl, Madagascar Red Owl, Red Owl, Soumagne's OwlVUdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo shelleyiShelley's Eagle-owl, Shelley's Eagle Owl, Shelley's Eagle-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium castanonotumChestnut-backed OwletNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops colombianusColombian Screech-owl, Colombian Screech-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops marshalliCloud-forest Screech-owl, Cloud-forest Screech Owl, Cloud-forest Screech-OwlNTstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops seductusBalsas Screech-owl, Balsas Screech Owl, Balsas Screech-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox affinisAndaman Hawk-owl, Andaman Hawk-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox burhaniTogian Boobook, Togian Hawk-owlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox ochraceaOchre-bellied Boobook, Ochre-bellied Hawk-owl, Ochre-bellied Hawk-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox rudolfiSumba BoobookNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox sumbaensisLittle Sumba Hawk-owlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus balliAndaman Scops-owl, Andaman Scops Owl, Andaman Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus elegansElegant Scops-owl, Elegant Scops-Owl, Ryukyu Scops OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus enganensisEngano Scops-owl, Enggano Scops-owlNTstable
STRIGIDAEOtus fuliginosusPalawan Scops-owl, Palawan Scops Owl, Palawan Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus longicornisLuzon Scops-owl, Luzon Scops Owl, Luzon Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus mantananensisMantanani Scops-owl, Mantanani Scops Owl, Mantanani Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus mentawiMentawai Scops-owl, Mentawai Scops Owl, Mentawai Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus mindorensisMindoro Scops-owl, Mindoro Scops Owl, Mindoro Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus mirusMindanao Scops-owl, Mindanao Scops Owl, Mindanao Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus rufescensReddish Scops-owl, Reddish Scops Owl, Reddish Scops-OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus umbraSimeulue Scops-owl, Simeulue Scops Owl, Simeulue Scops-OwlNTstable
STRIGIDAEStrix hylophilaRusty-barred OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix occidentalisSpotted OwlNTdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAegolius acadicusNorthern Saw-whet OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAegolius funereusBoreal Owl, Tengmalm's OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAegolius harrisiiBuff-fronted OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAegolius ridgwayiSouthern Saw-whet Owl, Unspotted Saw-whet OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAsio abyssinicusAbyssinian OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAsio capensisMarsh OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAsio flammeusShort-eared OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAsio madagascariensisMadagascar Long-eared Owl, Madagascar OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEAsio otusLong-eared OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAsio stygiusStygian OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAthene bramaSpotted OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEAthene cuniculariaBurrowing OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEAthene noctuaLittle OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo africanusSpotted Eagle-owl, Spotted Eagle Owl, Spotted Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo ascalaphusPharaoh Eagle-owl, Pharaoh Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo bengalensisRock Eagle-owl, Rock Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo buboEurasian Eagle-owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Eurasian Eagle-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo capensisCape Eagle-owl, Cape Eagle Owl, Cape Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo coromandusDusky Eagle-owl, Dusky Eagle-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo lacteusGiant Eagle-owl, Giant Eagle Owl, Verreaux's Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo leucostictusAkun Eagle-owl, Akun Eagle Owl, Akun Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo nipalensisForest Eagle-owl, Spot-bellied Eagle-owl, Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo poensisFraser's Eagle-owl, Fraser's Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo scandiacaSnowy OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEBubo sumatranusBarred Eagle-owl, Barred Eagle-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEBubo virginianusGreat Horned OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium bolivianumYungas Pygmy-owl, Yungas Pygmy Owl, Yungas Pygmy-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium brasilianumFerruginous Pygmy-owl, Ferruginous Pygmy Owl, Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium brodieiCollared OwletLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium capenseAfrican Barred OwletLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium castaneumChestnut OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium castanopterumJavan OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium costaricanumCosta Rican Pygmy-owl, Costa Rican Pygmy Owl, Costa Rican Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium cuculoidesAsian Barred OwletLCincreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium gnomaMountain Pygmy-Owl, Northern Pygmy-owl, Northern Pygmy-OwlLCincreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium griseicepsCentral American Pygmy-owl, Central American Pygmy Owl, Central American Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium hardyiAmazonian Pygmy-owl, Amazonian Pygmy Owl, Amazonian Pygmy-Owl, Hardy's Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium jardiniiAndean Pygmy-owl, Andean Pygmy Owl, Andean Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium minutissimumBrazilian Pygmy-Owl, East Brazilian Pygmy Owl, Least Pygmy-owl, Least Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium nanumAustral Pygmy-owl, Austral Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium palmarumColima Pygmy-owl, Colima Pygmy Owl, Colima Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium parkeriSubtropical Pygmy-owl, Subtropical Pygmy Owl, Subtropical Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium passerinumEurasian Pygmy-owl, Eurasian Pygmy Owl, Eurasian Pygmy-Owl, Pygmy OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium perlatumPearl-spotted OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium peruanumPacific Pygmy Owl, Peruvian Pygmy-owl, Peruvian Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium radiatumJungle OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium sancheziTamaulipas Pygmy-owl, Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl, Tamaulipas Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium sijuCuban Pygmy-owl, Cuban Pygmy Owl, Cuban Pygmy-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium sjostedtiSjostedt's Barred Owlet, Sjöstedt's Barred Owlet, Sjostedt's OwletLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEGlaucidium tephronotumRed-chested OwletLCstable
STRIGIDAEGymnoglaux lawrenciiBare-legged Owl, Barelegged OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEKetupa flavipesTawny Fish-owl, Tawny Fish Owl, Tawny Fish-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEKetupa ketupuBuffy Fish-owl, Buffy Fish Owl, Buffy Fish-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEKetupa zeylonensisBrown Fish-owl, Brown Fish Owl, Brown Fish-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAELophostrix cristataCrested OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops albogularisWhite-throated Screech-owl, White-throated Screech Owl, White-throated Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops asioEastern Screech-owl, Eastern Screech Owl, Eastern Screech-OwlLCincreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops atricapillaBlack-capped Screech-owl, Black-capped Screech Owl, Black-capped Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops cholibaTropical Screech-owl, Tropical Screech Owl, Tropical Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops clarkiiBare-shanked Screech-owl, Bare-shanked Screech Owl, Bare-shanked Screech-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops cooperiPacific Screech-owl, Pacific Screech Owl, Pacific Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops guatemalaeVariable Screech-Owl, Vermiculated Screech-owl, Vermiculated Screech Owl, Vermiculated Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops hoyiMontane Forest Screech-owl, Montane Forest Screech-Owl, Yungas Screech OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops ingensRufescent Screech-owl, Rufescent Screech Owl, Rufescent Screech-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops kennicottiiWestern Screech-owl, Western Screech Owl, Western Screech-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops koepckeaeKoepcke's Screech-owl, Koepcke's Screech Owl, Koepcke's Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops nudipesPuerto Rican Screech-owl, Puerto Rican Screech Owl, Puerto Rican Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops petersoniCinnamon Screech-owl, Cinnamon Screech Owl, Cinnamon Screech-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops roboratusPeruvian Screech-Owl, West Peruvian Screech-owl, West Peruvian Screech Owl, West Peruvian Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMegascops sanctaecatarinaeLong-tufted Screech-owl, Long-tufted Screech Owl, Long-tufted Screech-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops trichopsisWhiskered Screech-owl, Whiskered Screech Owl, Whiskered Screech-OwlLCincreasing
STRIGIDAEMegascops watsoniiTawny-bellied Screech-owl, Tawny-bellied Screech Owl, Tawny-bellied Screech-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEMicrathene whitneyiElf OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox connivensBarking Boobook, Barking OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox jacquinotiSolomon Islands Hawk-Owl, Solomons Boobook, Solomons Hawk-owlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox meekiManus Boobook, Manus Hawk-owl, Manus Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox novaeseelandiaeMorepork, Southern BoobookLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox philippensisPhilippine Hawk-owl, Philippine Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox punctulataSpeckled Boobook, Speckled Hawk-owl, Speckled Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox rufaRufous Boobook, Rufous OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox scutulataBrown Hawk-owl, Brown Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox squamipilaMoluccan Boobook, Moluccan Hawk-owlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox strenuaPowerful Boobook, Powerful OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox superciliarisWhite-browed Hawk-owl, White-browed Hawk-Owl, White-browed OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAENinox theomachaJungle Boobook, Jungle Hawk-owl, Jungle Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAENinox variegataBarred Boobook, Bismarck Hawk-owl, Bismarck Hawk-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus bakkamoenaCollared Scops-owl, Collared Scops Owl, Collared Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus brookiiRajah Scops-owl, Rajah Scops Owl, Rajah Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus bruceiPallid Scops-owl, Pallid Scops Owl, Pallid Scops-Owl, Striated Scops OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus collariSangihe Scops-owl, Sangihe Scops OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus flammeolusFlammulated OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus icterorhynchusSandy Scops-owl, Sandy Scops Owl, Sandy Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus leucotisWhite-faced Owl, White-faced Scops-owl, White-faced Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus magicusMoluccan Scops-owl, Moluccan Scops OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus manadensisSulawesi Scops-owl, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Sulawesi Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus mayottensisMayotte Scops-owl, Mayotte Scops OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus megalotisPhilippine Scops-owl, Philippine Scops Owl, Philippine Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus podarginusPalau Owl, Palau Scops-owlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus rutilusMalagasy Scops-owlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus scopsCommon Scops-owl, Eurasian Scops Owl, European Scops OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEOtus senegalensisAfrican Scops-owl, African Scops OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus silvicolaLesser Sunda Scops-owl, Wallace's Scops-owl, Wallace's Scops Owl, Wallace's Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus spilocephalusMountain Scops-owl, Mountain Scops Owl, Mountain Scops-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEOtus suniaOriental Scops-owl, Oriental Scops Owl, Oriental Scops-OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAEPhodilus badiusOriental Bay-owl, Oriental Bay Owl, Oriental Bay-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEPseudoscops clamatorStriped OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEPseudoscops grammicusJamaican OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEPulsatrix koeniswaldianaTawny-browed OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEPulsatrix melanotaBand-bellied OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEPulsatrix perspicillataSpectacled OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEScotopelia bouvieriBouvier's Fishing Owl, Vermiculated Fishing-owl, Vermiculated Fishing Owl, Vermiculated Fishing-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEScotopelia peliPel's Fishing-owl, Pel's Fishing Owl, Pel's Fishing-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix albitarsisRufous-banded OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix alucoTawny OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix butleriHume's Owl, Hume's Tawny Owl, Hume's Wood OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix chacoensisChaco OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix fulvescensFulvous OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix huhulaBlack-banded OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix leptogrammicaBrown Wood-owl, Brown Wood Owl, Brown Wood-OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix nebulosaGreat Gray Owl, Great Grey OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix nigrolineataBlack-and-white OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix ocellataMottled Wood-owl, Mottled Wood Owl, Mottled Wood-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix rufipesRufous-legged OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix seloputoSpotted Wood-owl, Spotted Wood Owl, Spotted Wood-OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix uralensisUral OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAEStrix variaBarred OwlLCincreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix virgataMottled OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEStrix woodfordiiAfrican Wood-owl, African Wood Owl, African Wood-Owl, Wood OwlLCstable
STRIGIDAESurnia ululaHawk Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Northern Hawk-OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAETyto albaBarn OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAETyto capensisAfrican Grass-owl, African Grass-Owl, Grass OwlLCdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto glaucopsAshy-faced OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAETyto longimembrisEastern Grass-owl, Eastern Grass Owl, Eastern Grass-OwlLCdecreasing
TYTONIDAETyto novaehollandiaeAustralian Masked-owl, Australian Masked Owl, Masked OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAETyto rosenbergiiSulawesi Masked Owl, Sulawesi OwlLCstable
TYTONIDAETyto tenebricosaGreater Sooty Owl, Sooty OwlLCdecreasing
STRIGIDAEJubula lettiiManed OwlDDstable
STRIGIDAEOtus aliusNicobar Scops-owl, Nicobar Scops OwlDDstable
TYTONIDAETyto sororculaLesser Masked-owl, Lesser Masked-Owl, Moluccan Masked Owl, Tanimbar OwlDDunknown
STRIGIDAEUroglaux dimorphaPapuan Hawk-owl, Papuan Hawk-OwlDDstable


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.





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