Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Procellariiformes > Family: Hydrobatidae > Genus: Pelagodroma > Species: Pelagodroma marina

Frigate Petrel - Pelagodroma marina (Latham, 1790)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU Population status
Threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 10 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Wintering habitats
  • open ocean
Natura 2000 species code A389

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

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bont Stormvogeltje Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calcamar Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fregatstormsvale Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fregattstormsvala Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Frigate Petrel English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Océanite frégate French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Paínho-de-ventre-branco Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Paíño Pechialbo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pétrel frégate French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Tengeri fecske Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Uccello delle tempeste fregata Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Uccello delle tempeste fregate Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ulappakeiju Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Weißgeischtsturmschwalbe German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Weißgesicht-Sturmschwalbe German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
White-faced Storm-petrel English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:00510 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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

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.

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Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Portugal Macaronesian 16000/20000 (pairs) 1991 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1993-12-31
Spain Macaronesian 10/10 (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) 1993-12-31
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
Portugal Macaronesian 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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