Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Loxia > Species: Loxia scotica

Scottish Crossbill - Loxia scotica Hartert, 1904

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A451

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
UK9002241 United Kingdom Cairngorms Map
UK9002561 United Kingdom Abernethy Forest Map
UK9002581 United Kingdom Kinveachy Forest Map
UK9002771 United Kingdom Glen Tanar Map
UK9002781 United Kingdom Ballochbuie Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bec-croisé d'Écosse French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Crociere di Scozia Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Crociere scozzese Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Cruza-bico-escocês Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Piquituerto Escocés Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Schotse Kruisbek Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Schottischer Kreuz-schnabel German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Schottischer Kreuzschnabel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Scottish Crossbill English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Skotlanninkäpylintu Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Skotsk korsnäbb Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Skotsk korsnæb Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:16670 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF 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.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
United Kingdom 300/1300 (pairs) 1988 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
United Kingdom Atlantic 300/1250 (pairs) 1988 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.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
United Kingdom 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
United Kingdom Atlantic 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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