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.