Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Saxicolidae > Genus: Luscinia > Species: Luscinia luscinia

Thrush Nightingale - Luscinia luscinia (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Secure
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 67 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A270

Distribution

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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

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
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE2752302 Germany Salveytal Map
DE2948401 Germany Schorfheide-Chorin Map
DE2951401 Germany Unteres Odertal Map
DE3339402 Germany Niederung der Unteren Havel Map
DE3341401 Germany U. Rhinluch/Dreetzer See, Havell. Luch und Belziger Landschaftsw. Map
DE3450401 Germany Märkische Schweiz Map
DE3642401 Germany Rietzer See Map
GR1110002 Greece DASOS DADIAS - SOUFLI Map
GR1110008 Greece PARAPOTAMIO DASOS VOREIOU EVROU KAI ARDA Map
GR1110009 Greece NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2540006 Greece YGROTOPOI EKVOLON EVROTA Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR3000012 Greece NISOS ANTIKYTHIRA KAI NISIDES PRASONISI, LAGOUVARDOS, PLAKOULITHRA KAI NISIDES THYMONIES Map
GR4320009 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS Map
GR4320011 Greece DIONYSADES NISOI Map
GR4340019 Greece FARANGI KALLIKRATIS - ARGOULIANO FARANGI - OROPEDIO MANIKA Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
IT2080301 Italy Boschi del Ticino Map
PLB040003 Poland Dolina Dolnej Wisły Map
PLB200003 Poland Puszcza Knyszyńska Map
PLB280008 Poland Puszcza Piska Map
PLC140001 Poland Puszcza Kampinoska Map
SE0630165 Sweden Testeboåns delta Map
DE3453422 Germany Mittlere Oderniederung Map
SKUEV0313 Slovakia Devínske jazero Map
SKUEV0006 Slovakia Latorica Map
SKUEV0026 Slovakia Raškovský luh Map
PLB080005 Poland Jeziora Pszczewskie i Dolina Obry Map
DE6119401 Germany Untere Gersprenzaue Map
DE3242421 Germany Rhin-Havelluch Map
DE2649421 Germany Uckerniederung Map
DE2751421 Germany Randow-Welse-Bruch Map
GR4320006 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS: DIONYSADES, ELASA KAI CHERSONISOS SIDERO (AKRA MAVRO MOURI - VAI - AKRA PLAKAS) KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
CY4000013 Cyprus FAROS KATO PAFOU Map
DE4151421 Germany Spreewald und Lieberoser Endmoräne Map
PLB320010 Poland Wybrzeże Trzebiatowskie Map
DE3542421 Germany Mittlere Havelniederung Map
DE3145421 Germany Obere Havelniederung Map
ROSPA0022 Romania Comana Map
ROSPA0015 Romania Câmpia Crişului Alb şi Crişului Negru Map
ROSPA0023 Romania Confluenţa Jiu - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0107 Romania Vânători - Neamţ Map
ROSPA0083 Romania Munţii Rarău - Giumalău Map
ROSPA0005 Romania Balta Mică a Brăilei Map
ROSPA0073 Romania Măcin - Niculiţel Map
ROSPA0062 Romania Lacurile de acumulare de pe Argeş Map
ROSPA0025 Romania Cozia - Buila - Vânturariţa Map
ROSPA0037 Romania Dumbrăviţa - Rotbav - Măgura Codlei Map
ROSPA0031 Romania Delta Dunării şi Complexul Razim - Sinoie Map
ROSPA0099 Romania Podisul Hârtibaciului Map
ROSPA0003 Romania Avrig - Scorei - Făgăraş Map
ROSPA0020 Romania Cheile Nerei - Beuşniţa Map
ROSPA0093 Romania Pădurea Bogata Map
ROSPA0074 Romania Maglavit Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110011 Greece OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU Map
CY4000010 Cyprus CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY4000023 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
AT3209022 Austria Salzachauen, Salzburg Map
AT1202V00 Austria March-Thaya-Auen Map
AT1221V00 Austria Truppenübungsplatz Allentsteig Map
ROSPA0134 Romania Munţii Gutâi Map
ROSPA0115 Romania Defileul Crişului Repede - Valea Iadului Map
PLH220105 Poland Klify i Rafy Kamienne Orłowa Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Nagy fülemüle Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Näktergal Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Noordse Nachtegaal Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rossignol progné French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rouxinol-russo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ruiseñor Ruso Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Satakieli Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Slavík tmavý Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sprosser German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Thrush Nightingale English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Usignolo maggiore Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Erithacus luscinia Linnaeus, 1758

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:11030 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
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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