Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Perdix > Species: Perdix perdix italica

Partridge (Italian subspecies) - Perdix perdix italica Hartert, 1917

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Valid parent species Perdix perdix
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code A414


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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.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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
IT4010016 Italy Basso Trebbia Map
IT4020006 Italy Monte Prinzera Map
IT5210070 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5220025 Italy Bassa Valnerina: Monte Fionchi - Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT5330025 Italy Monte San Vicino e Monte Canfaito Map
IT5330029 Italy Dalla Gola del Fiastrone al Monte Vettore Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Agerhøne (italiensk underart) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Partridge (Italian subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Patrijs (Italiaanse ondersoort) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Peltoppy (alalaji Italia) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz pardilla italiana Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz-cinzenta (subespécie italiana) Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdrix grise (sous-espèce d'Italie) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rapphöna (italiensk underart) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rebhuhn (italienische Unterart) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Starna (sottospecie d'Italia) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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