The Blakiston's Fish Owl is a species of owl native to Asia, Europe and is listed as endangered.
Reasons for endangered status - Habitat destruction, poaching, urban development, lead poisoning, genetic diversity.
Conservation efforts - Local conservation efforts in Japan have been undertaken including education, installation of large nest-boxes, and supplemental feeding.
Blakiston's Fish Owl Facts -
Science Name: Bubo blakistoni
Size: 60 - 72 cm
Wingspan: 178 - 190 cm
Weight: 2.95 - 4.6 kg
Native Locations: Asia, Europe
Lifespan: 8 - 15 years
Population: 1,500 - 3,700 (wild)
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)
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