Cygnus columbianus bewickii (Yarrel, 1830)
|Threat status Europe||Endangered (IUCN)|
|EU Population status||
|Protected by||EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements|
|Natura 2000 sites||407 are designated for this species|
|Valid parent species||Cygnus columbianus|
|Natura 2000 species code||A037|
Threat and EU population status
IUCN Red List status of threatened species
The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.
EU population status
The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.
Natura 2000 sites
Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites
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Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
Common names and synonyms
|EURing code:01532||European bird-ringing|
|Fauna Europaea search||Fauna Europaea|
|GBIF search||Global Biodiversity Information Facility|
|ITIS (Valid name)||Interagency Taxonomic Information System|
|NCBI search||National Center for Biotechnology Information|
Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.
|2016-11-18||Czech Republic||Report according to Art. 9.3 of the Birds Directive - CZ 2015||CZ_report_2015BD|
|2015-12-11||France||France reporting Birds Directive corrected files||Alsace|
|2015-12-11||France||France reporting Birds Directive corrected files||Lorraine|
|2015-12-11||France||France reporting Birds Directive corrected files||PACA|
|2015-12-11||France||France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files||Auvergne|
|2015-11-18||Netherlands||Birds Directive Derogations 2014 part 1||BD_derogations2014_RVO_NL_part1.xml|
|2012-02-27||Netherlands||Birds Directive Derogations 2010||Derogations BD Netherlands 2010|
Summary of derogations for species
EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.
|Gelderland||2014-03-07||2019-07-01||No information available||Transport||The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.|