Problem

Threatened species of Tyto soumagnei

Other Names:
Threatened species of Madagascar red owl
Threatened species of Madagascar Grass Owl
Threatened species of Madagascar Owl
Threatened species of Soumagne's Owl
Nature:

Habitat loss through deforestation is threatening the Madagascar owl.

Background:

Tyto soumagnei is known with certainty only from a circumscribed region of humid forest (elevations of recorded sites being 900 to 1,200m in eastern-central Madagascar. With habitat loss continuing, it has been seen only once (in 1973) in the wild since 1934, although a captive live specimen was discovered in August 1993 at Ahndapa, in Anjanaharibe Sud Special Reserve, some 300 km to the north of its known range.

Incidence:

Tyto soumagnei is listed by the IUCN Red List as "Endangered".

Broader Problems:
Threatened species of Tyto
Organizations:
BirdLife International
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
29.12.2017 – 14:22 CET