Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Procellariiformes > Family: Procellariidae > Genus: Pterodroma > Species: Pterodroma madeira

Freira - Pterodroma madeira Mathews, 1934

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A385

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
PTMAD0002 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Central da Ilha da Madeira Map
PTZPE0041 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Oriental da Ilha da Madeira Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Berta di Madera Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Diablotin de Madère French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Freira English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Freira da Madeira Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Freira Petrel English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeira blød petrel Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Madeira-hojsza Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeira-stormvogel Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeiranviistäjä Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirapetrell Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirastormvogel Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Madeirasturmvogel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Petrel de Madeira Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pétrel de Madère French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Petrel Freira Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Petrel maderski Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Petrello di Madeira Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Smalnäbbad sammetspetrell Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Zino's Petrel English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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

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.

One item found.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Portugal Macaronesian 20/30 (pairs) 1991 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.

One item found.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Portugal Macaronesian 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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