The burrowing owl is classified as At Risk in the current General Status of Alberta Wild Species report. See:
This bird species is also listed as Endangered under the Wildlife Act. For more information on this species and
the assessment and listing process, see:
This species is a focal species of the MULTISAR (multiple species at risk) program. See:
- Populations are declining rapidly across Canada as a result of destruction of prairie habitat and loss of ground squirrels.
Updated: Jan 8, 2014