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Tawny-browed Owl Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Near Threatened

Species attributes

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

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 502,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.7 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996). However, in Brazil the species is common in Sao Paulo (F. Olmos in litt. 2003), it is also common in Argentina (M. Pearman in litt. 2003), and has been recorded from seven Misiones departments (Chebez 1996) and may occur in others.
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Argentina Native Extant       Yes
Brazil Native Extant       Yes
Paraguay Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Cerro Mártires y Barra Santa María site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Cruce Caballero site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Piñalito y alrededores site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Salto Encantado del Valle del Cuñá-Pirú y alrededores site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Urugua-í site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Uruzú y Reserva Forestal San Jorge site factsheet
Argentina Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Privada Yaguaroundí site factsheet
Argentina San Pedro site factsheet
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná site factsheet
Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande site factsheet
Brazil Encostas da Região de Domingos Martins site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins site factsheet
Brazil Fazenda Pindobas IV e Arredores site factsheet
Brazil Guaraqueçaba / Jacupiranga / Cananéia site factsheet
Brazil Ilhabela State Park (Parque Estadual de Ilhabela IBA) site factsheet
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba site factsheet
Brazil Maciços da Tijuca e Pedra Branca site factsheet
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro site factsheet
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Caraguatatuba e Picinguaba) site factsheet
Brazil Parque Estadual do Desengano e Entorno site factsheet
Brazil Parque Estadual do Turvo site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional do Iguaçu site factsheet
Brazil Região de Blumenau site factsheet
Brazil Região dos Aparados da Serra site factsheet
Brazil Santa Teresa site factsheet
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis site factsheet
Brazil Serra da Cantareira site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Marumbi site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Tabuleiro State Park (Parque Estadual da Serra do Tabuleiro IBA) site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Tinguá site factsheet
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos site factsheet
Brazil Serras das Lontras e do Javi site factsheet
Brazil Sooretama / Linhares site factsheet
Paraguay Estancia Itabó site factsheet
Paraguay Morombi site factsheet
Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2014.

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 Least Concern
Family Strigidae (Typical Owls)
Species name author (Bertoni & Bertoni, 1901)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 502,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species