Protection Status

Not Listed »

Endangered Species Act

The burrowing owl is endangered in Canada, threatened in Mexico, and a species of special concern in Florida and most of the western USA. It is a state-endangered species in Colorado. Burrowing owls are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.


IUCN Red List

Appendix II »


Burrowing owls are listed in Appendix II.