Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Aix > Species: Aix galericulata

Mandarin - Aix galericulata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code A553


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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.


Least Concern


Not evaluated


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
IT1180004 Italy Greto dello Scrivia Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Anatra mandarina Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Canard mandarin French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandariinisorsa Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarijneend Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarin English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarinand Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarinente German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarinréce Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mandarynka Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato MandarĂ­n Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato-mandarim Portuguese 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:01780 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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