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 Strix aluco

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Afghanistan Native Extant       Yes
Albania Native Extant Yes      
Algeria Native Extant       Yes
Andorra Native Extant       Yes
Armenia Native Extant Yes      
Austria Native Extant       Yes
Azerbaijan Native Extant       Yes
Belarus Native Extant       Yes
Belgium Native Extant       Yes
Bhutan Native Extant Yes      
Bosnia and Herzegovina Native Extant Yes      
Bulgaria Native Extant       Yes
China (mainland) Native Extant Yes      
Croatia Native Extant       Yes
Czech Republic Native Extant       Yes
Denmark Native Extant       Yes
Estonia Native Extant       Yes
Finland Native Extant       Yes
France Native Extant       Yes
Georgia Native Extant Yes      
Germany Native Extant       Yes
Greece Native Extant       Yes
Hungary Native Extant       Yes
India Native Extant Yes      
Iran, Islamic Republic of Native Extant       Yes
Iraq Native Extant   Yes    
Israel Native Extant Yes      
Italy Native Extant       Yes
Jordan Native Extant       Yes
Kazakhstan Native Extant Yes      
Kyrgyzstan Native Extant Yes      
Latvia Native Extant       Yes
Lebanon Native Extant       Yes
Liechtenstein Native Extant       Yes
Lithuania Native Extant       Yes
Luxembourg Native Extant       Yes
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Native Extant       Yes
Moldova Native Extant       Yes
Montenegro Native Extant Yes      
Morocco Native Extant       Yes
Myanmar Native Extant Yes      
Nepal Native Extant Yes      
Netherlands Native Extant       Yes
North Korea Native Extant Yes      
Norway Native Extant Yes      
Pakistan Native Extant Yes      
Palestinian Authority Territories Native Extant       Yes
Poland Native Extant Yes      
Portugal Native Extant       Yes
Romania Native Extant       Yes
Russia (Asian) Native Extant Yes      
Russia (Central Asian) Native Extant       Yes
Russia (European) Native Extant       Yes
Serbia Native Extant Yes      
Slovakia Native Extant       Yes
Slovenia Native Extant       Yes
South Korea Native Extant Yes      
Spain Native Extant       Yes
Sweden Native Extant       Yes
Switzerland Native Extant       Yes
Syria Native Extant       Yes
Taiwan (China) Native Extant Yes      
Tajikistan Native Extant Yes      
Tunisia Native Extant       Yes
Turkey Native Extant       Yes
Turkmenistan Native Extant Yes      
Ukraine Native Extant       Yes
United Kingdom Native Extant       Yes
Uzbekistan Native Extant Yes      
Vietnam Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Belarus Al'manskija baloty site factsheet
Belarus Brycalavičskaja Pušča site factsheet
Belarus Mid Prypiac' site factsheet
Belarus Prypiackija baloty site factsheet
Belarus Vyhanaščanskija baloty site factsheet
Czech Republic Krivoklatsko (Krivoklatsko region) site factsheet
Czech Republic Trebonsko (Trebon region) site factsheet
Greece Central part of Zagori and Mount Mitsikeli site factsheet
Greece Filiouri river valley and east Rodopi mountains site factsheet
Greece Mount Olympos site factsheet
Greece Mountain Voras (Kaimaktchalan) site factsheet
Italy Apennines from Passo del Cerreto to Monte Caligi site factsheet
Italy Foreste Casentinesi site factsheet
Russia (European) Buzulukski forest site factsheet
Russia (European) Lower Urushten river site factsheet
Serbia Bosutska forest site factsheet
Spain Mountains of Barcelona site factsheet
Ukraine Carpathian Vulkanichnyj Mountains site factsheet
Ukraine Crimean Nature Reserve site factsheet
Ukraine Gorgany site factsheet

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Strix aluco. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/09/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Strigidae (Typical Owls)
Species name author Linnaeus, 1758
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species