Why are Northern Spotted Owls endangered?
Because of habitat loss and population increase. It is loosing it's habitat because of logging and other people needs.
Northern spotted owls live in the coastal and near coastal temperate old growth forests of Western North America from British Columbia to Oregon. Few old growth forest stands exist, most are now second growth forests which have have been logged several times over. Fewer than 12 Northern Spotted Owls remain in the province of British Columbia, Canada; they are concentrated in an area north of Chilliwack Lake in area which is actively logged.
Barred owls are larger then Spotted owls. Their plumage is also lighter in color, usually with a few white or brown streaks, unlike the spotted owl, which has dark brown plumage with many white and darker brown/black streaks or "spots". Barred owls have different mating cerimonies then spotted owls. Barred owls have a lighter hoot then spotted owls, but spotted owls have a much more pleasant one. They are very smilier in shape in appearance…
There are a few owls, like the spotted and oriental bay owls, that are endangered of extinction. Many owls have very few predators, but they all have one predator that kills them all...us. Many hunters shoot them them down illegaly. Other times, they fly low on the streets at night time and get hit by cars. If we don't be more catious, these owls could be wiped off the face of the planet.
The snowy owl and many other types of owls are endangered. Most owls are endangered except for a few. There are no species of endangered owl in North America. Below is the official status for NA owls, by species. Horned owl-least concern Barred owl-least concern spotted owl-near threatened elf owl-least concern burrowing owl-least concern saw whet owl-least concern great gray owl-least concern snowy owl-least concern western and eastern screech owls-least concern Barn owl-least concern Hawk…
The conservation status of quolls varies between the species. The spotted tailed quoll is Endangered nationally and Vulnerable in Tasmania. The Eastern quoll is Near-threatened. The Western quoll, or Chuditch, is Vulnerable. In Western Australia but Endangered in South Australia. It is extinct elsewhere. The Northern quoll is Endangered federally, in Western Australia and Internationally, and Critically endangered in the Northern Territory.