Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Fringilla > Species: Fringilla coelebs ombriosa

Chaffinch (Hierro subspecies) - Fringilla coelebs ombriosa Hartert, 1913

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Valid parent species Fringilla coelebs
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A448


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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.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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
ES0000102 Spain Garoé Map
ES0000103 Spain El Hierro Map
ES6150006 Spain Marismas del Río Piedras y Flecha del Rompido Map
ES7020045 Spain Pijaral Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bofink (underart från Hierro) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Bogfinke (underart fra Hierro) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Buchfink (Unterart von Hierro) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Chaffinch (Hierro subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fringuello (sottospecie di Hierro) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Peippo (alalaji Hierro) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pinson des arbres (sous-espèce de Hierro) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pinzón del Hierro Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Tentilhão de Hierro Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Vink (Hierro-ondersoort) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Fringilla coelebs ombrosa

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:16363 European bird-ringing
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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