Is owl endangered species in the Philippines?

Why Philippine owl is endangered?

Philippine Eagle-owl (Bubo philippensis) – BirdLife species factsheet. This species has a small, severely fragmented population, which may be undergoing a rapid decline as a result of extensive lowland deforestation throughout its range, plus perhaps hunting. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Are all owls protected?

Federal and state laws protect all hawks and owls. Shooting can be authorized under depredation permits in specific situations involving public health and safety hazards or seriously affecting a person’s livelihood.

Where are Philippine eagle owls found?

The Philippine eagle-owl (Bubo philippensis) is a vulnerable species of owl belonging to the family Strigidae. It is endemic to the Philippines, where found in lowland forests on the islands of Catanduanes, Samar, Bohol, Mindanao, Luzon, Leyte and possibly Sibuyan.

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