Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Lagopus > Species: Lagopus mutus helveticus

Ptarmigan (Alpine subspecies) - Lagopus mutus helveticus (Thienemann, 1829)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Valid parent species Lagopus mutus
Natura 2000 species code A408

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE8239401 Germany Geigelstein Map
DE8241401 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Östliche Chiemgauer Alpen' Map
DE8342301 Germany Nationalpark Berchtesgaden Map
DE8433301 Germany Karwendel mit Isar Map
DE8626301 Germany Hoher Ifen Map
DE8626401 Germany Hoher Ifen und Piesenkopf Map
DE8627302 Germany Schlappolt Map
FR8210017 France Hauts plateaux du Vercors Map
FR8210032 France La Vanoise Map
FR8210106 France Massif du Bargy Map
FR8212005 France Partie orientale du massif des Bauges Map
FR8212006 France Perron des Encombres Map
FR9310035 France Le Mercantour Map
FR9310036 France Les Ecrins Map
IT1110006 Italy Orsiera Rocciavré Map
IT1110010 Italy Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Map
IT1110031 Italy Valle Thuras Map
IT1110032 Italy Pra - Barant Map
IT1110039 Italy Rocciamelone Map
IT1110044 Italy Bardonecchia - Val Fredda Map
IT1110053 Italy Valle della Ripa (Argentera) Map
IT1110058 Italy Cima Fournier e Lago Nero Map
IT1110080 Italy Val Troncea Map
IT1120006 Italy Val Mastallone Map
IT1120028 Italy Alta Val Sesia Map
IT1140003 Italy Campello Monti Map
IT1140004 Italy Alta Val Formazza Map
IT1140011 Italy Val Grande Map
IT1140016 Italy Alpi Veglia e Devero - Monte Giove Map
IT1160021 Italy Gruppo del Tenibres Map
IT1160023 Italy Vallone di Orgials - Colle della Lombarda Map
IT1160024 Italy Colle e Lago della Maddalena, Val Puriac Map
IT1160056 Italy Alpi Marittime Map
IT1160057 Italy Alte Valli Pesio e Tanaro Map
IT1160058 Italy Gruppo del Monviso e Bosco dell'Alevè Map
IT1201000 Italy Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso Map
IT1201010 Italy Ambienti calcarei d'alta quota della Valle di Rhêmes Map
IT1202000 Italy Parco naturale Mont Avic Map
IT1204010 Italy Ambienti Glaciali del Monte Bianco Map
IT1204030 Italy Val Ferret Map
IT1204220 Italy Ambienti glaciali del Gruppo del Monte Rosa Map
IT1205000 Italy Ambienti d'alta quota delle Combe Thuilette e Sozin Map
IT1205020 Italy Ambienti d'alta quota del Colle del Gran San Bernardo Map
IT1205064 Italy Vallone del Grauson Map
IT1205065 Italy Vallone dell'Urtier Map
IT1205081 Italy Ambienti calcarei d'alta quota attorno al Lago Tsan Map
IT1205100 Italy Ambienti d'alta quota della Vallée de l'Alleigne Map
IT2020009 Italy Valle del Dosso Map
IT2040001 Italy Val Viera e Cime di Fopel Map
IT2040002 Italy Motto di Livigno - Val Saliente Map
IT2040003 Italy Val Federia Map
IT2040004 Italy Valle Alpisella Map
IT2040005 Italy Valle della Forcola Map
IT2040006 Italy La Vallaccia - Pizzo Filone Map
IT2040007 Italy Passo e Monte di Foscagno Map
IT2040008 Italy Cime di Plator e Monte delle Scale Map
IT2040009 Italy Valle di Fraele Map
IT2040010 Italy Valle del Braulio - Cresta di Reit Map
IT2040011 Italy Monte Vago - Val di Campo - Val Nera Map
IT2040012 Italy Val Viola Bormina - Ghiacciaio di Cima dei Piazzi Map
IT2040013 Italy Val Zebrù - Gran Zebrù - Monte Confinale Map
IT2040014 Italy Valle e Ghiacciaio dei Forni - Val Cedec - Gran Zebrù - Cevedale Map
IT2040016 Italy Monte di Scerscen - Ghiacciai di Scerscen - Monte Motta Map
IT2040017 Italy Disgrazia - Sissone Map
IT2040019 Italy Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile Map
IT2040020 Italy Val di Mello - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
IT2040021 Italy Val di Togno - Pizzo Scalino Map
IT2040023 Italy Valle dei Ratti Map
IT2040026 Italy Val Lesina Map
IT2040027 Italy Valle del Bitto di Gerola Map
IT2040028 Italy Valle del Bitto di Albaredo Map
IT2040029 Italy Val Tartano Map
IT2040030 Italy Val Madre Map
IT2040031 Italy Val Cervia Map
IT2040032 Italy Valle del Livrio Map
IT2040033 Italy Val Venina Map
IT2040034 Italy Valle d'Arigna e Ghiacciaio di Pizzo di Coca Map
IT2040035 Italy Val Bondone - Val Caronella Map
IT2040036 Italy Val Belviso Map
IT2040037 Italy Rifugio Falk Map
IT2040038 Italy Val Fontana Map
IT2040039 Italy Val Zerta Map
IT2040040 Italy Val Bodengo Map
IT2040044 Italy Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT2060001 Italy Valtorta e Valmoresca Map
IT2060003 Italy Alta Val Brembana - Laghi Gemelli Map
IT2060004 Italy Alta Val di Scalve Map
IT2060005 Italy Val Sedornia - Val Zurio - Pizzo della Presolana Map
IT2070003 Italy Val Rabbia e Val Galinera Map
IT2070004 Italy Monte Marser - Corni di Bos Map
IT2070005 Italy Pizzo Badile - Alta Val Zumella Map
IT2070006 Italy Pascoli di Crocedomini - Alta Val Caffaro Map
IT2070007 Italy Vallone del Forcel Rosso Map
IT2070008 Italy Cresta Monte Colombé e Cima Barbignaga Map
IT2070009 Italy Versanti dell'Avio Map
IT2070010 Italy Piz Olda - Val Malga Map
IT2070013 Italy Ghiacciaio dell'Adamello Map
IT2070017 Italy Valli di San Antonio Map
IT2070302 Italy Val Caffaro Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
IT3110011 Italy Val di Fosse nel Parco Naturale Gruppo di Tessa Map
IT3110012 Italy Lacines - Catena del Monteneve nel Parco Naturale Gruppo di Tessa Map
IT3110015 Italy Biotopo Hühnerspiel Map
IT3110017 Italy Parco Naturale Vedrette di Ries - Aurina Map
IT3110026 Italy Valle di Funes - Sas De Putia - Rasciesa nel Parco Naturale Puez-Odle Map
IT3110027 Italy Gardena - Valle Lunga - Puez nel Parco Naturale Puez-Odle Map
IT3110029 Italy Parco Naturale dello Sciliar - Catinaccio Map
IT3110038 Italy Ultimo - Solda nel Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT3110039 Italy Ortles - Monte Madaccio nel Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT3110040 Italy Alpe di Cavallaccio nel Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT3110049 Italy Parco Naturale Fanes - Senes - Braies Map
IT3110050 Italy Parco Naturale Tre Cime Map
IT3120001 Italy Alta Val di Rabbi Map
IT3120002 Italy Alta Val La Mare Map
IT3120003 Italy Alta Val del Monte Map
IT3120097 Italy Catena di Lagorai Map
IT3120106 Italy Nodo del Latemar Map
IT3120107 Italy Val Cadino Map
IT3120108 Italy Val San Nicolò Map
IT3120119 Italy Val Duron Map
IT3120126 Italy Val Noana Map
IT3120129 Italy Ghiacciaio Marmolada Map
IT3120142 Italy Val Campelle Map
IT3210039 Italy Monte Baldo Ovest Map
IT3210040 Italy Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine Map
IT3220036 Italy Altopiano dei Sette Comuni Map
IT3230003 Italy Gruppo del Sella Map
IT3230005 Italy Gruppo Marmolada Map
IT3230006 Italy Val Visdende - Monte Peralba - Quaterna' Map
IT3230017 Italy Monte Pelmo - Mondeval - Formin Map
IT3230031 Italy Val Tovanella Bosconero Map
IT3230035 Italy Valli del Cismon - Vanoi: Monte Coppolo Map
IT3230043 Italy Pale di San Martino: Focobon, Pape - San Lucano, Agner - Croda Granda Map
IT3230071 Italy Dolomiti di Ampezzo Map
IT3230077 Italy Foresta del Cansiglio Map
IT3230078 Italy Gruppo del Popera - Dolomiti di Auronzo e di Val Comelico Map
IT3230080 Italy Val Talagona - Gruppo Monte Cridola - Monte Duranno Map
IT3230081 Italy Gruppo Antelao - Marmarole - Sorapis Map
IT3230083 Italy Dolomiti Feltrine e Bellunesi Map
IT3230084 Italy Civetta - Cime di San Sebastiano Map
IT3230085 Italy Comelico - Bosco della Digola - Brentoni - Tudaio Map
IT3230086 Italy Col di Lana - Settsas - Cherz Map
IT3310001 Italy Dolomiti Friulane Map
IT3310006 Italy Foresta del Cansiglio Map
IT3320001 Italy Gruppo del Monte Coglians Map
IT3320002 Italy Monti Dimon e Paularo Map
IT3320003 Italy Creta di Aip e Sella di Lanza Map
IT3320004 Italy Monte Auernig e Monte Corona Map
IT3320005 Italy Valloni di Rio Bianco e di Malborghetto Map
IT3320006 Italy Conca di Fusine Map
IT3320007 Italy Monti Bivera e Clapsavon Map
IT3320008 Italy Col Gentile Map
IT3320009 Italy Zuc dal Bor Map
IT3320010 Italy Jof di Montasio e Jof Fuart Map
IT3320011 Italy Monti Verzegnis e Valcalda Map
IT3320012 Italy Prealpi Giulie Settentrionali Map
IT3320017 Italy Rio Bianco di Taipana e Gran Monte Map
IT3321002 Italy Alpi Giulie Map
SI5000019 Slovenia Julijci Map
SI5000024 Slovenia Grintovci Map
IT1205010 Italy Ambienti d'alta quota della Valgrisenche Map
DE8330471 Germany Ammergebirge mit Kienberg und Schwarzenberg sowie Falkenstein Map
IT2040601 Italy Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile - Val di Mello - Val Torrone - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
IT1203070 Italy Mont Mars Map
IT2040602 Italy Valle dei Ratti - Cime di Gaiazzo Map
IT2040401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi Map
IT3120157 Italy Stelvio Map
FR8212023 France Les Aravis Map
IT1160062 Italy Alte Valli Stura e Maira Map
FR9312019 France Vallée du Haut Guil Map
IT1202020 Italy Mont Avic e Mont Emilius Map
IT3321001 Italy Alpi Carniche Map
IT1120027 Italy Alta Valsesia e Valli Otro, Vogna, Gronda, Artogna e Sorba Map
IT3120158 Italy Adamello Presanella Map
DE8433471 Germany Estergebirge Map
DE8336471 Germany Mangfallgebirge Map
IT2070401 Italy Parco Naturale Adamello Map
IT1140018 Italy Alte Valli Anzasca, Antrona e Bognanco Map
IT3230089 Italy Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico Map
FR8212008 France Haut Giffre Map
IT3120159 Italy Brenta Map
IT1140020 Italy Alta Val Strona e Val Segnara Map
IT3120160 Italy Lagorai Map
IT1140021 Italy Val Formazza Map
FR8212021 France Roc d'enfer Map
FR8212009 France Les Frettes - massif des Glières Map
IT2060506 Italy Belviso Barbellino Map
DE8532471 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Schachen und Reintal' Map
IT2060401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Bergamasche Map
IT1140019 Italy Monte Rosa Map
FR9312021 France Bois des Ayes Map
IT3120178 Italy Pale di San Martino Map
IT3120166 Italy Re' di Castello - Breguzzo Map
IT3120168 Italy Lagorai Orientale - Cima Bocche Map
IT3120176 Italy Monte Sadron Map
IT3120177 Italy Dolomiti di Brenta Map
IT3120175 Italy Adamello Map
IT3120165 Italy Vermiglio - Folgarida Map
AT2108000 Austria Inneres Pöllatal Map
AT2105000 Austria Vellacher Kotschna Map
AT2210000 Austria Ennstaler Alpen/Gesäuse Map
AT2102000 Austria Nockberge Map
AT2101000 Austria Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, Kärnten I Map
AT2109000 Austria Wolayersee und Umgebung Map
AT2209000 Austria Niedere Tauern Map
AT2243000 Austria Totes Gebirge mit Altausseer See Map
AT3301000 Austria Hohe Tauern, Tirol Map
AT3220000 Austria Kematen Map
AT3211012 Austria Kalkhochalpen, Salzburg Map
AT3303000 Austria Valsertal Map
AT3412000 Austria Verwall Map
AT3410000 Austria Gadental Map
AT3305000 Austria Ötztaler Alpen Map
AT2220000 Austria Zirbitzkogel Map
AT2112000 Austria Villacher Alpe (Dobratsch) Map
AT2204000 Austria Steirisches Dachsteinplateau Map
AT2129000 Austria Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, Kärnten II Map
AT1203000 Austria Ötscher - Dürrenstein Map
AT2106000 Austria Mussen Map
AT2215000 Austria Teile der Eisenerzer Alpen Map
AT3214000 Austria Rotmoos-Käfertal Map
AT3205021 Austria Obertauern-Hundsfeldmoor Map
AT3101000 Austria Dachstein Map
AT2219000 Austria Teile des steirischen Nockgebietes Map
AT3210001 Austria Hohe Tauern, Salzburg Map
SI5000030 Slovenia Karavanke Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alpenschneehuhn (Alpen-Unterart) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Alpensneeuwhoen (alpijnse ondersoort) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fjällripa (underart från Alperna) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fjeldrype (underart fra Alperne) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kiiruna (alalaji Alpit) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lagopède alpin (sous-espèces des Alpes) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lagópede-branco (subespécie alpina) Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz nival alpina Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pernice bianca (sottospecie delle Alpi) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ptarmigan (Alpine subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

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