Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Procellariiformes > Family: Hydrobatidae > Genus: Oceanodroma > Species: Oceanodroma castro

Madeiran Storm-petrel - Oceanodroma castro Harcourt, 1851

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Wintering habitats
  • open ocean
Natura 2000 species code A390

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
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000040 Spain Islotes del norte de Lanzarote y Famara Map
ES0000042 Spain Dunas de Corralejo e Isla de Lobos Map
ES0000103 Spain El Hierro Map
ES0000104 Spain Gorreta y Salmor Map
ES0000109 Spain Anaga Map
ES0000141 Spain Parque Nacional de Timanfaya Map
ES7020046 Spain Los Roques de Anaga Map
ES7020066 Spain Roque de Garachico Map
PTDES0001 Portugal Ilhas Desertas Map
PTGRA0015 Portugal Ilhéu de Baixo - Restinga Ilha Graciosa Map
PTMAD0003 Portugal Ponta de S. Lourenço Map
PTMAD0005 Portugal Achadas da Cruz Map
PTPOR0001 Portugal Ilhéus do Porto Santo Map
PTSEL0001 Portugal Ilhas Selvagens Map
PTZPE0009 Portugal Ilhas Berlengas Map
PTZPE0020 Portugal Costa e Caldeirão - Ilha do Corvo Map
PTZPE0022 Portugal Costa Nordeste - Ilha das Flores Map
PTZPE0028 Portugal Ilhéu do topo e Costa Adjacente - Ilha de S. Jorge Map
PTZPE0029 Portugal Ilhéu de Baixo - Ilha Graciosa Map
PTZPE0030 Portugal Ilhéu da Praia - Ilha Graciosa Map
PTZPE0034 Portugal Ilhéu da Vila e Costa Adjacente - Ilha de Stª. Maria Map
PTCON0006 Portugal Arquipélago da Berlenga Map
ES0000531 Spain Espacio marino de La Bocayna Map
ES0000530 Spain Espacio marino de Mogán-La Aldea Map
ES0000498 Spain ZEPA Banco de Galicia Map
ES0000532 Spain Espacio marino de los Islotes de Lanzarote Map
ES0000527 Spain Espacio marino de los Acantilados de Santo Domingo y Roque de Garachico Map
ES0000523 Spain Espacio marino de la zona occidental de El Hierro Map
ES0000528 Spain Espacio marino del Roque de la Playa Map
ES0000535 Spain ZEPA Banco de la Concepción Map
ES0000524 Spain Espacio marino de los Roques de Salmor Map
ES0000525 Spain Espacio marino del norte de La Palma Map
ES0000500 Spain Golfo de Cádiz Map
ES0000529 Spain Espacio marino de Anaga Map
ES0000526 Spain Espacio marino de La Gomera-Teno Map
PTMAD0011 Portugal Cabo Girão Map
PTZPE0062 Portugal Ilhas Selvagens Map
PTZPE0063 Portugal Ilhas Desertas Map
PTZPE0064 Portugal Ponta de S. Lourenço Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Madeira-Wellenläufer German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Madeirai viharfecske Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeiran Storm-petrel English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirankeiju Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirastormsvale Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Madeirastormvogeltje Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirawellenläufer German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Océanite de Castro French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oceanlöpare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Paínho da Madeira Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Paiño de Madeira Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pétrel de Castro French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Uccello delle tempeste di Madera Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ucello delle tempeste di Castro Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:00580 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search 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.

3 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Portugal 200/400 (pairs) 2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Portugal 50/50 (pairs) 1989 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Spain Macaronesian 300/300 (pairs) 1987 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 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.

3 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Portugal 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
Portugal 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Spain Macaronesian 1970-1990 Breeding New breeder within the period Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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