Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Charadriidae > Genus: Haematopus > Species: Haematopus ostralegus

Oystercatcher - Haematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
Wintering habitats
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
Natura 2000 species code A130

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

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DE2121401 Germany Unterelbe Map
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DE2611401 Germany Fehntjer Tief Map
DE2617401 Germany Unterweser Map
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DE2820402 Germany Wümmewiesen bei Fischerhude Map
DE2909401 Germany Emstal von Lathen bis Papenburg Map
DE2911401 Germany Esterweger Dose Map
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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Austernfischer German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Beccaccia di mare Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Csigaforgató Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Huîtrier pie French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Juraszagata Latvian Latvian NRC
Meriharakka Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ostraceiro Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ostrero Euroasiático Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ostrygojad Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oystercatcher English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Scholekster Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Strandskata Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Haematopus maedewaldoi Bannerman, 1913

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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.

45 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Albania 2/19 (individuals) 1995-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Albania 10/15 (pairs) 1996-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belarus 230/300 (pairs) 1997-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belgium 2300/2900 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belgium 1466/2052 (pairs) 2001-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 25/50 (pairs) 1996-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria Present/Present (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering 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
Denmark 10000/14500 (pairs) 1993-2001 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Denmark 45000/50000 (individuals) 1999-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Estonia 3000/4000 (pairs) 1998 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
Finland 4000/5000 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France 1000/1200 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France 50000/70000 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 31000/36000 (pairs) 1995-1999 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Germany 130000/320000 (individuals) 1995-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 65/200 (individuals) 1995-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 30/60 (pairs) 1995-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland 2000/3000 (individuals) 1978-1994 Wintering 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
Iceland 10000/20000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ireland 2500/9999 (pairs) 1988-1991 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ireland 39990/43830 (individuals) 1994-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Italy 129/130 (pairs) 2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Italy 0/15 (individuals) 2002 Wintering 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
Latvia 50/80 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Latvia 0/5 (individuals) 1990-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Lithuania 20/40 (pairs) 1999-2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Macedonia (FYR) 0/5 (pairs) 1999-2000 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
Netherlands 80000/130000 (pairs) 1998-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Netherlands 230000/230000 (individuals) 1999-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway 30000/50000 (pairs) 2000-2003 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
Norway 226/428 (individuals) 2000-2003 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Poland 20/30 (pairs) 1997-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Portugal 170/1382 (individuals) 1995-1997 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 50/150 (pairs) 1990-2002 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
Russian Federation 7000/23000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Serbia and Montenegro 1/3 (pairs) 1997-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Spain 1412/2959 (individuals) 1990-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Spain 46/58 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Sweden 12000/18000 (pairs) 1999-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 30/90 (individuals) 1991-2001 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 600/1200 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 650/880 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 0/49 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering 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
United Kingdom 338700/338700 (individuals) 1994-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
United Kingdom 98500/127000 (pairs) 2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
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.

45 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Albania 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Albania 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 50% to 79% 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
Belarus 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 9% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Belgium 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% 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
Belgium 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% 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
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Denmark 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 30% to 39% 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
Denmark 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 50% to 79% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Estonia 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Finland 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing : 25 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 9% 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
France 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 50% to 79% 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
Germany 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% 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
Germany 1990-2000 Wintering decreasing between 11% to 42% 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
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 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% 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
Iceland 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Iceland 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ireland 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ireland 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% 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
Italy 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% 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
Italy 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 30% to 49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Latvia 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Latvia 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Lithuania 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Macedonia (FYR) 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Netherlands 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing : 40 % 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
Netherlands 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing : 38 % 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
Norway 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% 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
Poland 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 40% to 59% 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
Portugal 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Serbia and Montenegro 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 50% to 79% 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
Spain 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Spain 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 30% to 49% 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
Sweden 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 9% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% 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
Ukraine 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Breeding Stable : 3 % 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
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing : 12 % 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
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

50 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2016-02-24 Germany Birds Derogation 2014 Birds_2014_GER.xml
2015-11-17 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2014 part 1 BD_derogations2014_RVO_NL_part1.xml
2015-09-30 Poland National Report on Derogation under the Birds Directive 2014 birds_directive_2014
2015-04-24 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2014 MALTA-Habides_Export_Birds-2014
2015-04-16 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2013 NL_BD2013.xml
2015-03-25 Spain Bird derogations for Spain 2013 Birds Spain 2013
2015-02-23 Germany Birds Derogation 2013 Germany Birds_2013_GER.xml
2015-01-14 Germany Birds Derogation 2012 Germany Birds Derogation 2012 Germany
2014-12-08 Bulgaria BG-NR under Bird Directive 2013 BG-NReport under Bird Directive 2013
2014-10-29 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2014-10-23 Spain Birds Derogation for Spain 2012 Birds Derogation for Spain 2012
2014-10-22 Belgium derogations Belgium BD 2013 20141009_habides_export_BE_BD_2013_final_uploaded_version.xml
2014-10-20 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2012 Derogations Bird Directieve NL 2012
2014-10-02 Czech Republic Report according to Art. 9.3 of the Birds Directive - CZ 2013 2013BD_CZ
2014-09-30 Denmark 2013 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive National_Report_on_Derogations_under_the_Birds_Directive__1.xml
2013-12-17 Bulgaria BG-NR under Bird Directive 2012 BG-NR under Bird Directive 2012
2013-10-09 Belgium Derogations Belgium BD 2012 Derogations report BD BE2012
2013-09-19 Denmark 2012 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2013-09-13 Netherlands BD Derogations 2011 OLD Bird Directive Derogations 2011
2013-04-15 Belgium Derogations Belgium BD 2011 Derogations Belgium BD 2011
2013-02-12 Denmark 2011 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2013-01-03 Finland Bird2011 FI_bird_report_2011.xml
2012-10-29 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Natural England
2012-10-29 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Welsh Government (Part 2)
2012-10-29 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2011 Scottish Natural Heritage
2012-10-16 Bulgaria National Report on Derogations under Bird Directive 2011 BG_Derogations under Bird Directive 2011
2012-05-29 Belgium Derogations Belgium BD 2009 Derogations Belgium BD 2009
2012-05-29 Belgium Derogations Belgium BD 2010 Derogations Belgium BD 2010
2012-05-03 Denmark 2009 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2012-05-03 Denmark 2010 Danish national derogation reports under Art. 9.3 of the EU Birds Directive questionnaire_habides.xml
2012-02-26 Netherlands Birds Directive Derogations 2010 Derogations BD Netherlands 2010
2012-01-09 Bulgaria National Report on Derogations under Bird Directive 2010 Bird Directiv Report 2010
2012-01-03 Belgium Derogations Belgium 2009 error Derogations Flanders BD & HD 2009
2011-11-10 United Kingdom Directive 92/43/EEC: Derogation under Article 16: Report by the UK for 2009-2010 Scottish Government contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 and 92/43/EEC Article 16 UK Report
2011-11-10 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2010 DOENI contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2011-11-10 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2010 NE contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2011-11-10 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogation under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2010 SNH contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2011-07-01 Denmark Denmarks Report on Derogations under the Birds Directive for 2010 questionnaire_habides.xml
2010-12-20 Denmark Derogations 2009 questionnaire_habides.xml
2010-12-09 Belgium Derogations Belgium 2007-2008 derogations2007_VL.xml
2010-12-09 Belgium Derogations Belgium 2007-2008 derogations2008_VL.xml
2010-11-23 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 Scottish Executive contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK report
2010-11-23 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 SNH contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK report
2010-11-23 United Kingdom Directive 2009/147/EC: Derogations under Article 9: Report by the UK for 2009 NE contribution to 2009/147/EC Article 9 UK Report
2010-10-14 Bulgaria Report Birds Directives 2009 Report Birds Directives 2009
2010-09-27 Italy Birds Derogations 2008 Birds Derogations 2008
2010-09-08 Netherlands Derogations Birds and Habitats Directive Derogations BD2008 and HD 2007 - 2008
2010-09-07 Italy Habitats derogations Report 2007-2008 Report 2007-2008
2010-01-09 Bulgaria Report Habitat and Birds Directives 2007 - 2008 Derogations Habitat and Birds Directives 2007 - 2008
2009-12-22 Denmark Derogations 2008 questionnaire_habides.xml

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

65 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Poland 2014-10-01 2016-05-30 It was not possible to determine the number of individuals. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away This derogation was not detrimental to the maintenance of the population of the species. Deliberate disturbance and scaring away is caused by people and the noise mahinery.
Mazowieckie 2014-10-01 2016-05-30 It was not possible to determine the number of individuals. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away This derogation was not detrimental to the maintenance of the population of the species. Deliberate disturbance and scaring away is caused by people and the noise mahinery.
Zuid-Holland 2014-08-11 2018-08-31 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Zuid-Holland 2014-07-30 2016-12-31 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Noord-Holland 2014-04-25 2019-04-24 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.
Noord-Holland 2014-04-25 2019-04-24 No information available Stuffing 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.
Gelderland 2014-01-22 2016-12-31 No information available Killing 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.
Gelderland 2014-01-22 2016-12-31 No information available Destruction, damage to and removal of nests 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.
Gelderland 2014-01-22 2016-12-31 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of injured or stranded birds that would be cared for during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping and caring for wounded birds In view that all those birds which are restored to health are returned back into the wild, it is envisaged that this activity would not negatively impact the population.
Groningen 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Capture 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.
Groningen 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away 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.
Friesland (NL) 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Capture 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.
Friesland (NL) 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away 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.
Noord-Holland 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Capture 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.
Noord-Holland 2014-01-01 2018-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away 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.
Canarias (ES) 2013-10-15 2014-02-28 No se especifica a priori el número de especies a anillar Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-08-22 2014-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-07-04 2015-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-06-17 2015-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-04-09 2015-02-28 Entre 5 y 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-04-09 2015-02-28 Entre 5 y 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o Escaso
Zuid-Holland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Zeeland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Noord-Brabant 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities 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.
Denmark 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences Killing There is no impact on the population
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2013-01-01 2013-31-12 keine Vogaben Fang zur Beringung keine
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Capture Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Transport Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Releasing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate taking of eggs and destruction, damage to and removal of nests Negligible
Canarias (ES) 2012-08-06 2013-12-31 Se colectarán, según especies, entr e5 y 250 ejemplares Captura para anillamiento Escaso
Canarias (ES) 2012-08-06 2013-12-31 Se colectarán, según especies, entr e5 y 250 ejemplares Captura para anillamiento Escaso
Mazowieckie 2012-04-30 2013-12-31 Unknown the number of local population. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away None.
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Denmark 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences Killing There is no impact on the population
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 Es werden nur in Ausnahmefällen Genhmigungen zur Vogelberingung ausgegeben, in denen die zu beringenden Arten und Zahlen explizit aufgelistet sind. Die zu beringenden Arten werden in Projekten der Behörden für die Umweltbeobachtung und der Verbände festgelegt. Fang zur Beringung keine
Bulgaria 2011-04-01 2012-12-31 The permit allows 5 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Bulgaria 2011-04-01 2012-12-31 The permit allows 5 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2015-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Denmark 2011-01-01 2011-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences. Killing There is no impact on the population.
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2015-12-31 No information available Killing No information available
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2015-12-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away No information available
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2013-12-15 No information available Killing Negligible
Bulgaria 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 10 individuals per year from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Bulgaria 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Bulgaria 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Bulgaria 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Killing Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Taking of eggs Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Destruction, damage to and removal of nests Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-03-08 2010-12-31 unlimited within the site boundaries Deliberate disturbance, scaring away Nil - the impact on these species is very localised Black headed gull 6 rook 53 lapwing 5 golden plover 2 gull spp 31 wood pigeon 4 starling 25 sky lark 6 pigeon (feral) 16 116 feral greylag eggs were destroyed
Bulgaria 2010-03-01 2011-12-31 The permit allows 20 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen 2010-03-01 2010-08-31 Not known how many species will be disturbed Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding None
Bulgaria 2010-03-01 2011-12-31 The permit allows 20 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Northern Ireland (UK) 2010-02-23 2010-09-30 no upper limits set Capture (ringing) limited: BTO ringing studies indicate that there are very low mortalities rates associated with standardised ringing techniquess
Denmark 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences. Killing There is no impact on the population.
Denmark 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 There is no predetermined limitation in the granted licences. Killing There is no impact on the population.
Severen tsentralen 2008-07-01 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yugoiztochen 2008-02-01 2010-01-31 Scientific researches on the migration of birds. Capture (ringing) No impact
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