Long-whiskered Owlet Xenoglaux loweryi

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg and Michael G. Harvey


Conservation Status

Long-whiskered Owlet has a very small known range, and its IUCN Red List status is assessed as Endangered (BirdLife International 2012).

Effects of human activity on populations

Long-whiskered Owlet is vulnerable to habitat desctruction, which is ongoing within its small known geographic range (BirdLife International 2012).

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and M. G. Harvey (2012). Long-whiskered Owlet (Xenoglaux loweryi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.lowowl1.01