Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Pteroclididae > Genus: Pterocles > Species: Pterocles orientalis

Black-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles orientalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A420

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
ES0000004 Spain LAGUNAS DE VILLAFÁFILA Map
ES0000017 Spain Cuenca de Gallocanta Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000039 Spain Jandía Map
ES0000042 Spain Dunas de Corralejo e Isla de Lobos Map
ES0000046 Spain Cabo de Gata-Nijar Map
ES0000047 Spain Desierto de Tabernas Map
ES0000068 Spain Embalse de Orellana y Sierra de Pela Map
ES0000070 Spain Sierra de San Pedro Map
ES0000071 Spain Llanos de Cáceres y Sierra de Fuentes Map
ES0000091 Spain ZEPA Humedales de La Mancha Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000101 Spain Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio Map
ES0000119 Spain Carrizales y sotos de Aranjuez Map
ES0000136 Spain Estepas de Belchite - El Planerón - La Lomaza Map
ES0000138 Spain Galachos de La Alfranca de Pastriz, La Cartuja y El Burgo de Ebro Map
ES0000139 Spain Estepas cerealistas de los ríos Jarama y Henares Map
ES0000142 Spain Cortados y cantiles de los ríos Jarama y Manzanares Map
ES0000153 Spain Área esteparia del este de Albacete Map
ES0000154 Spain Zona esteparia de El Bonillo Map
ES0000157 Spain Campo de Calatrava Map
ES0000158 Spain Áreas esteparias del Campo de Montiel Map
ES0000160 Spain Hoz del río Gritos y páramos de Las Valeras Map
ES0000163 Spain Sierra de Altomira Map
ES0000167 Spain Estepas cerealistas de La Campiña Map
ES0000168 Spain Llanuras de Oropesa, Lagartera y Calera y Chozas Map
ES0000170 Spain Área esteparia de La Mancha norte Map
ES0000180 Spain Estepas de Monegrillo y Pina Map
ES0000181 Spain La Retuerta y Saladas de Sástago Map
ES0000183 Spain El Basal, Las Menorcas y Llanos de Cardiel Map
ES0000190 Spain ENCINARES DE LOS RÍOS ADAJA Y VOLTOYA Map
ES0000194 Spain OTEROS-CAMPOS Map
ES0000196 Spain Estepas de Yecla Map
ES0000202 Spain CAMPO DE AZABA Map
ES0000203 Spain ALTOS DE BARAHONA Map
ES0000204 Spain TIERRA DE CAMPIÑAS Map
ES0000206 Spain CAÑONES DEL DUERO Map
ES0000207 Spain PENILLANURAS-CAMPOS SUR Map
ES0000208 Spain LLANURAS DEL GUAREÑA Map
ES0000209 Spain TIERRA DEL PAN Map
ES0000215 Spain OTEROS-CEA Map
ES0000216 Spain LA NAVA-CAMPOS SUR Map
ES0000217 Spain PENILLANURAS-CAMPOS NORTE Map
ES0000218 Spain CAMPO DE ARGAÑÁN Map
ES0000255 Spain PÁRAMO DE LAYNA Map
ES0000262 Spain Sierras del Gigante-Pericay, Lomas del Buitre-Río Luchena y Sierra de la Torrecilla Map
ES0000265 Spain Sierra del Molino, Embalse del Quipar y Llanos del Cagitán Map
ES0000268 Spain Saladares del Guadalentín Map
ES0000290 Spain La Sotonera Map
ES0000291 Spain Serreta de Tramaced Map
ES0000292 Spain Loma La Negra - Bardenas Map
ES0000295 Spain Sierra de Alcubierre Map
ES0000300 Spain Río Huerva y Las Planas Map
ES0000302 Spain Parameras de Blancas Map
ES0000303 Spain Desfiladeros del Río Martín Map
ES0000304 Spain Parameras de Campo Visiedo Map
ES0000305 Spain Parameras de Alfambra Map
ES0000308 Spain Parameras de Pozondón Map
ES0000310 Spain Llanos y cuchillos de Antigua Map
ES0000325 Spain Campiña sur - Embalse de Arroyo Conejos Map
ES0000329 Spain Embalse de Valdecañas Map
ES0000332 Spain Llanos de Trujillo Map
ES0000333 Spain Llanos de Zorita y Embalse de Sierra Brava Map
ES0000334 Spain Sierras Centrales y Embalse de Alange Map
ES0000357 Spain ALTOS CAMPOS DE GÓMARA Map
ES0000359 Spain CAMPOS DE ALBA Map
ES0000360 Spain CIHUELA-DEZA Map
ES0000362 Spain LA NAVA-RUEDA Map
ES0000363 Spain MONTEAGUDO DE LAS VICARÍAS Map
ES0000365 Spain PÁRAMO LEONES Map
ES0000366 Spain VALDERÍA-JAMUZ Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES0000369 Spain Llanos de Alcantara y Brozas Map
ES0000398 Spain Llanos y Complejo Lagunar de la Albuera Map
ES0000399 Spain Embalse del Zujar Map
ES0000418 Spain Embalse de Talaván Map
ES0000425 Spain Magasca Map
ES2430101 Spain Muelas del Jiloca: El Campo y La Torreta Map
ES4140036 Spain LA NAVA-CAMPOS NORTE Map
ES4160008 Spain HOCES DEL RÍO RIAZA Map
ES4310004 Spain Dehesas de Jerez Map
ES4310009 Spain Puerto Peña - los Golondrinos Map
ES5130021 Spain Secans de la Noguera Map
ES6110003 Spain Sierra Maria - Los Vélez Map
ES6160007 Spain Sierra Mágina Map
PTZPE0043 Portugal Campo Maior Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0046 Portugal Castro Verde Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
ES2430086 Spain Monte Alto y Siete Cabezos Map
ES2420114 Spain Saladas de Alcañiz Map
ES2420093 Spain Salada de Azaila Map
ES2430094 Spain Meandros del Ebro Map
ES2430079 Spain Loma Negra Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
ES2430085 Spain Laguna de Plantados y Laguna de Agón Map
ES2420132 Spain Altos de Marimezquita, Los Pinarejos y Muela de Cascante Map
ES4190033 Spain SIERRA DE LA CULEBRA Map
ES2430032 Spain El Planerón Map
ES4110103 Spain ENCINARES DE LOS RÍOS ADAJA Y VOLTOYA Map
ES2430091 Spain Planas y Estepas de La Margen derecha del Ebro Map
ES4130145 Spain LAGUNAS DE LOS OTEROS Map
ES6200034 Spain Lomas del Buitre y Río Luchena Map
ES2430090 Spain Dehesa de Rueda - Montolar Map
ES2200042 Spain Peñadil, Montecillo y Monterrey Map
ES0000351 Spain Llanos de La Mareta y cantil del Rubicón Map
ES2410076 Spain Sierras de Alcubierre y Sigena Map
ES4250009 Spain Yesares del valle del Tajo Map
ES6200014 Spain Saladares del Guadalentín Map
ES3110001 Spain Cuencas de los ríos Jarama y Henares Map
ES4240018 Spain Sierra de Altomira Map
ES2430152 Spain Reserva Natural de Los Galachos de La Alfranca de Pastriz, La Cartuja y El Burgo de Ebro Map
ES3110006 Spain Vegas, cuestas y páramos del sureste de Madrid Map
ES2420112 Spain Las Planetas-Claverías Map
ES4150100 Spain CAMPO DE AZABA Map
ES6110007 Spain La Serreta de Cabo de Gata Map
ES2420038 Spain Castelfrío - Mas de Tarín Map
ES2430041 Spain Complejo Lagunar de La Salada de Chiprana Map
ES2430082 Spain Monegros Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
ES2420115 Spain Salada de Calanda Map
ES4140136 Spain LAGUNA DE LA NAVA Map
ES2200037 Spain Bardenas Reales Map
ES0000390 Spain San Clemente Map
ES2430083 Spain Montes de Alfajarín - Saso de Osera Map
ES4190102 Spain CAÑONES DEL DUERO Map
ES5130038 Spain Secans del Segrià i Utxesa Map
ES2430089 Spain Sierra de Nava Alta - Puerto de La Chabola Map
ES2430153 Spain La Lomaza de Belchite Map
ES6140005 Spain Sierras del Nordeste Map
ES2420092 Spain Barranco de Valdemesón - Azaila Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
ES4170148 Spain ALTOS DE BARAHONA Map
ES2200031 Spain Yesos de la Ribera Estellesa Map
ES2410075 Spain Basal de Ballobar y Balsalet de Don Juan Map
ES2430080 Spain El Castellar Map
ES2430043 Spain Laguna de Gallocanta Map
ES2430109 Spain Hoces de Torralba - Río Piedra Map
ES5130035 Spain Plans de la Unilla Map
ES2430106 Spain Los Romerales - Cerropozuelo Map
ES4150098 Spain CAMPO DE ARGAÑÁN Map
ES2430107 Spain Sierras de Pardos y Santa Cruz Map
ES2430081 Spain Sotos y Mejanas del Ebro Map
ES2430108 Spain Balsa Grande y Balsa Pequeña Map
ES2430033 Spain Efesa de La Villa Map
ES0000456 Spain Moratillas-Almela Map
ES0000435 Spain Área esteparia de la margen derecha del río Guadarrama Map
ES0000452 Spain Meca-Mugrón-San Benito Map
ES6130017 Spain Alto Guadiato Map
ES6180017 Spain Campiñas de Sevilla Map
PTZPE0057 Portugal Cuba Map
PTZPE0053 Portugal Vila Fernando Map
PTZPE0056 Portugal Reguengos Map
PTZPE0055 Portugal Évora Map
CY4000018 Cyprus EKBOLES POTAMON EZOUSAS, XEROU, KAI DIARIZOU Map
CY6000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI KOSIIS - PALLOUROKAMPOU Map
ES0000480 Spain Secans del Segrià i Utxesa Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Black-bellied Sandgrouse English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cortiçol-de-barriga-preta Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Feketehasú pusztaityúk Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganga Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganga unibande French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hietakyyhky Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ortega Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sandflughuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sortbuget sandhøne Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Stepówka czarnobrzucha Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Svartbukig flyghöna Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Zwartbuikzandhoen Dutch 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:06610 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

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.

15 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Armenia 300/850 (pairs) 1997-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 50/250 (pairs) 1996-2000 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 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 200/1000 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Cyprus 0/20 (pairs) 1994-2002 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 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Cyprus 0/50 (individuals) 1994-2002 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Cyprus Mediterranean 10/30 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Portugal 100/300 (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 100/1000 (pairs) 1989 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Russian Federation 5/50 (pairs) 1990-2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 100/1000 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Spain 2500/9999 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Spain 27000/50000 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Spain Macaronesian 200/300 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Turkey 25000/50000 (pairs) 2001 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 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 5000/50000 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available 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.

15 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Armenia 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 9% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Cyprus 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing : 80 % Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Cyprus 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Cyprus Mediterranean 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Portugal 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Portugal 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 30% to 49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Spain 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Spain 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Spain Macaronesian 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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