Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Emberizidae > Genus: Emberiza > Species: Emberiza cineracea

Cinereous Bunting - Emberiza cineracea Brehm, 1855

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A446

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
GR2420006 Greece SKYROS: OROS KOCHYLAS Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS: PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KOLPOU KALLONIS Map
GR4110004 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
CY4000008 Cyprus KOILI - MAVROKOLYMPOS Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110012 Greece VOREIA LESVOS Map
GR4120008 Greece SAMOS: OROS KERKIS Map
GR4130003 Greece VOREIA CHIOS Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bruant cendré French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cinereous Bunting English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escrevedeira-de-cabeça-amarela Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escribano Cinéreo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gulgrå sparv Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gulgrå værling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Keltapääsirkku Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kleinasiatische Ammer German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Smyrnagors Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Strnad šedý Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Török sármány Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trznadel popielaty Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Türkenammer German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Zigolo cinereo Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:18650 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Greece 115/305 (pairs) 1995-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece Mediterranean 50/100 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Turkey 2500/7500 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 500/5000 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Greece 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece Mediterranean 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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