Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Sylviidae > Genus: Sylvia > Species: Sylvia conspicillata

Spectacled Warbler - Sylvia conspicillata Temminck, 1820

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A303

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
ES0000007 Spain Cañón del Río Lobos - ZEPA Map
ES0000010 Spain Sierra de Guadarrama - ZEPA Map
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000017 Spain Cuenca de Gallocanta Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000031 Spain Sierra de Grazalema Map
ES0000032 Spain Torcal de Antequera Map
ES0000033 Spain Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Map
ES0000035 Spain Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Map
ES0000045 Spain Sierra Alhamilla Map
ES0000046 Spain Cabo de Gata-Níjar Map
ES0000047 Spain Desierto de Tabernas Map
ES0000048 Spain Punta Entinas-Sabinar Map
ES0000069 Spain Embalse de Cornalvo y Sierra Bermeja Map
ES0000073 Spain Costa Brava de Mallorca Map
ES0000081 Spain Cap Enderrocat - Cap Blanc Map
ES0000082 Spain Tagomago Map
ES0000084 Spain Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera Map
ES0000115 Spain Hoces del Río Duratón Map
ES0000118 Spain Arribes del Duero - ZEPA 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
ES0000140 Spain Bahía de Cádiz Map
ES0000145 Spain Mondragó Map
ES0000173 Spain Sierra Espuña Map
ES0000175 Spain Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar Map
ES0000180 Spain Estepas de Monegrillo y Pina Map
ES0000183 Spain El Basal, Las Menorcas y Llanos de Cardiel Map
ES0000186 Spain Pinares del Bajo Alberche - ZEPA Map
ES0000189 Spain Campo Azálvaro - Pinares de Peguerinos - ZEPA Map
ES0000192 Spain Humada - Peña Amaya - ZEPA Map
ES0000193 Spain Sierra de la Tesla-Valdivielso - ZEPA Map
ES0000195 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
ES0000197 Spain Acantilados del Monte Hacho Map
ES0000203 Spain Altos de Barahona - ZEPA Map
ES0000204 Spain Tierra de Campiñas Map
ES0000206 Spain Cañones del Duero - ZEPA Map
ES0000216 Spain La Nava-Campos Sur Map
ES0000221 Spain Sa Dragonera Map
ES0000222 Spain La Trapa Map
ES0000232 Spain La Mola i s'Albufera de Fornells Map
ES0000234 Spain S'Albufera des Grau Map
ES0000255 Spain Páramo de Layna - ZEPA Map
ES0000257 Spain Sierras de Ricote y la Navela Map
ES0000260 Spain Mar Menor Map
ES0000261 Spain Almenara-Moreras-Cabo Cope Map
ES0000262 Spain Sierras del Gigante-Pericay, Lomas del Buitre-Río Luchena y Sierra de la Torrecilla Map
ES0000269 Spain Monte El Valle y Sierras de Altaona y Escalona Map
ES0000272 Spain Brazo del Este Map
ES0000275 Spain Complejo endorreico Lebrija-Las Cabezas Map
ES0000292 Spain Loma La Negra - Bardenas Map
ES0000293 Spain Montes de Zuera, Castejón de Valdejasa y El Castellar Map
ES0000294 Spain Laguna de Sariñena y Balsa de La Estación Map
ES0000295 Spain Sierra de Alcubierre Map
ES0000297 Spain Sierra de Moncayo - Los Fayos - Sierra de Armas 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
ES0000306 Spain Río Guadalope - Maestrazgo Map
ES0000307 Spain Puertos de Beceite Map
ES0000308 Spain Parameras de Pozondón Map
ES0000357 Spain Altos Campos de Gómara Map
ES0000360 Spain Cihuela-Deza Map
ES0000363 Spain Monteagudo de las Vicarías Map
ES0000365 Spain Páramo Leonés Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES2430101 Spain Muelas del Jiloca: El Campo y La Torreta Map
ES2430105 Spain Hoces del Río Mesa Map
ES4110002 Spain Sierra de Gredos Map
ES4110086 Spain Encinares de la Sierra de Ávila - ZEPA Map
ES4120030 Spain Montes Obarenes Map
ES4120031 Spain Sabinares del Arlanza - ZEPA Map
ES4120036 Spain Hoces del Alto Ebro y Rudrón - ZEPA Map
ES4160008 Spain Hoces del Río Riaza - ZEPA Map
ES4170044 Spain Sierra del Moncayo - ZEPA Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES5310023 Spain Illots de Ponent d'Eivissa Map
ES6110002 Spain Karst en Yesos de Sorbas Map
ES6110003 Spain Sierra Maria - Los Vélez Map
ES6130002 Spain Sierra Subbética Map
ES6140004 Spain Sierra Nevada Map
ES6150005 Spain Marismas de Isla Cristina Map
ES6150006 Spain Marismas del Río Piedras y Flecha del Rompido Map
ES6170004 Spain Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja Map
ES6170005 Spain Sierra Crestellina Map
ES6170006 Spain Sierra de Las Nieves Map
ES6170007 Spain Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Map
ES6180002 Spain Complejo endorreico La Lantejuela Map
ES6310001 Spain Calamocarro-Benzú Map
GR2210004 Greece NISIDES STAMFANI KAI ARPYIA (STROFADES) Map
IT5160007 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
IT5160012 Italy Monte Capanne e promontorio dell'Enfola Map
IT51A0011 Italy Padule di Diaccia Botrona Map
IT51A0025 Italy Monte Argentario, Isolotto di Porto Ercole e Argentarola Map
IT51A0026 Italy Laguna di Orbetello Map
IT5330027 Italy Gola di Sant'Eustachio, Monte d'Aria e Monte Letegge Map
IT6030005 Italy Comprensorio Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate Map
IT9110008 Italy Valloni e Steppe Pedegarganiche Map
IT9110009 Italy Valloni di Mattinata - Monte Sacro Map
IT9120007 Italy Murgia Alta Map
IT9210220 Italy Murge di S. Oronzio Map
IT9220135 Italy Gravine di Matera Map
ITA010016 Italy Monte Cofano e Litorale Map
ITA010017 Italy Capo San Vito, Monte Monaco, Zingaro, Faraglioni Scopello, Monte Sparacio Map
ITA020042 Italy Rocche di Entella Map
ITA040002 Italy Isola di Lampedusa e Lampione Map
ITA050001 Italy Biviere e Macconi di Gela Map
MT0000009 Malta L-Inhawi tar-Ramla tat-Torri u tal-Irdum tal-Madonna Map
MT0000015 Malta L-Inhawi tal-Ghadira Map
MT0000017 Malta Kemmuna u l-Gzejjer ta' Madwarha Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTCON0057 Portugal Caldeirão Map
PTMAD0001 Portugal Laurissilva da Madeira Map
PTMAD0002 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Central da Ilha da Madeira Map
PTMAD0005 Portugal Achadas da Cruz Map
PTMAD0006 Portugal Moledos - Madalena do Mar Map
PTZPE0007 Portugal Serra da Malcata Map
PTZPE0015 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTZPE0017 Portugal Ria Formosa Map
PTZPE0037 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
PTZPE0038 Portugal Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda Map
PTZPE0039 Portugal Vale do Côa Map
PTZPE0041 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Oriental da Ilha da Madeira Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
ES6200006 Spain Espacios Abiertos e Islas del Mar Menor Map
ES2430086 Spain Monte Alto y Siete Cabezos Map
ES2420122 Spain Sabinar de El Villarejo Map
ITA020006 Italy Capo Gallo Map
ES2420114 Spain Saladas de Alcañiz Map
ES6200018 Spain Sierra de la Muela Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
ITA010022 Italy Complesso Monti di Santa Ninfa - Gibellina e Grotta di Santa Ninfa Map
ES6200036 Spain Sierra del Buey Map
ES6110008 Spain Sierras de Gádor y Enix Map
ES2430079 Spain Loma Negra Map
ES6110004 Spain Sierra del Oso Map
ITA020033 Italy Monte San Calogero (Termini Imerese) Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
ITA040013 Italy Arcipelago delle Pelagie - area marina e terrestre Map
ES2420132 Spain Altos de Marimezquita, Los Pinarejos y Muela de Cascante Map
ITA020015 Italy Complesso Calanchivo di Castellana Sicula Map
ITA040006 Italy Complesso Monte Telegrafo e Rocca Ficuzza Map
ITA020024 Italy Rocche di Ciminna Map
ITA020003 Italy Boschi di San Mauro Castelverde Map
ES2410074 Spain Yesos de Barbastro Map
ES6200016 Spain Revolcadores Map
ES2430091 Spain Planas y Estepas de La Margen derecha del Ebro Map
ES2420131 Spain Los Yesares y Laguna de Tortajada Map
ES6310002 Spain Zona marítimo-terrestre del Monte Hacho Map
ES6200020 Spain Casa Alta-Salinas Map
ES2420123 Spain Sierra Palomera Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
ES6200034 Spain Lomas del Buitre y Río Luchena Map
ES2420142 Spain Sabinar de Monterde de Albarracín Map
ES2430090 Spain Dehesa de Rueda - Montolar Map
ES2420135 Spain Cuenca del Ebrón Map
IT6030053 Italy Sughereta di Castel di Decima Map
ES2430028 Spain Moncayo Map
GR1130009 Greece LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
MT0000030 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Ghawdex: Il-Ponta ta' San Dimitri sal-Ponta ta' Harrux Map
ES6200009 Spain Sierra de El Carche Map
ITA020039 Italy Monte Cane, Pizzo Selva a Mare, Monte Trigna Map
ES2410076 Spain Sierras de Alcubierre y Sigena Map
ITA010023 Italy Montagna Grande di Salemi Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
MT0000024 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Malta: Ir-Ramla tac-Cirkewwa sal-Ponta ta' Benghisa Map
ITA050005 Italy Lago Sfondato Map
PTCON0021 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
ITA020032 Italy Boschi di Granza Map
ES6150012 Spain Dehesa del Estero y Montes de Moguer Map
ES2420030 Spain Sabinares del Puerto de Escadón Map
ES2420112 Spain Las Planetas-Claverías Map
ES2420113 Spain Parque Cultural del Río Martín Map
ES6110007 Spain La Serreta de Cabo de Gata Map
ITA060011 Italy Contrada Caprara Map
ES6200037 Spain Sierra del Serral Map
ITA050006 Italy Monte Conca Map
ES2410030 Spain Serreta Negra Map
ITA020026 Italy Monte Pizzuta, Costa del Carpineto, Moarda Map
ES6200038 Spain Cuerda de la Serrata Map
ITA010029 Italy Monte Cofano, Capo San Vito e Monte Sparagio Map
ES2420124 Spain Muelas y Estrechos del Río Guadalope Map
IT9110026 Italy Monte Calvo - Piana di Montenero Map
ES2430083 Spain Montes de Alfajarín - Saso de Osera Map
ES2420111 Spain Montes de La Cuenca de Gallocanta Map
ES6200019 Spain Sierra del Gavilán Map
IT9110027 Italy Bosco Jancuglia - Monte Castello Map
ITA020050 Italy Parco delle Madonie Map
ES6200017 Spain Sierra de Villafuerte Map
ITA040009 Italy Monte San Calogero (Sciacca) Map
ITA020014 Italy Monte Pellegrino Map
ITA020017 Italy Complesso Pizzo Dipilo e Querceti su calcare Map
PTCON0022 Portugal Douro Internacional Map
ES6200022 Spain Sierra del Gigante Map
ES2420121 Spain Yesos de Barrachina y Cutanda Map
ITA050010 Italy Pizzo Muculufa Map
MT0000020 Malta L-Inhawi tax-Xlendi u tal-Wied tal-Kantra Map
ITA020019 Italy Rupi di Catalfano e Capo Zafferano Map
ES6150014 Spain Marismas y Riberas del Tinto Map
MT0000019 Malta L-Inhawi tad-Dwejra u tal-Qawra, inkluz Hagret il-General Map
ES6200047 Spain Sierra de la Torrecilla Map
ES2420141 Spain Tremedales de Orihuela Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
ITA020002 Italy Boschi di Gibilmanna e Cefalù Map
ES6200005 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
ES2410075 Spain Basal de Ballobar y Balsalet de Don Juan Map
ES2430080 Spain El Castellar Map
IT5160006 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
ES2430088 Spain Barranco de Valdeplata Map
ES6140008 Spain Sierra de Loja Map
ES6150019 Spain Bajo Guadalquivir Map
ES2430043 Spain Laguna de Gallocanta Map
ES2430109 Spain Hoces de Torralba - Río Piedra Map
ES6140001 Spain Sierra de Baza Map
ES2430106 Spain Los Romerales - Cerropozuelo Map
ES6200011 Spain Sierra de las Moreras Map
MT0000027 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Ghawdex: Ta' Cenc Map
ES6200026 Spain Sierra de Ricote-La Navela Map
ES2430078 Spain Montes de Zuera Map
PTCON0013 Portugal Ria Formosa / Castro Marim Map
ES2430107 Spain Sierras de Pardos y Santa Cruz Map
IT5150001 Italy La Calvana Map
ITA040008 Italy Maccalube di Aragona Map
IT51A0029 Italy Boschi delle Colline di Capalbio Map
ES6180017 Spain Campiñas de Sevilla Map
IT9210150 Italy Monte Coccovello - Monte Crivo - Monte Crive Map
UKGIB0001 United Kingdom Rock of Gibraltar Map
ES5310127 Spain Costa Brava de Tramuntana Map
ES5310128 Spain Cap Enderrocat i cap Blanc Map
PTMAD0015 Portugal Pico do Facho Map
PTMAD0010 Portugal Ribeira Brava Map
PTMAD0009 Portugal Paul do Mar – Jardim do Mar Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brilgrasmus Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Brillengrasmücke German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Curruca Tomillera Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fauvette à lunettes French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Glasögonsångare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pikkupensaskerttu Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pokrzewka okularowa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Spectacled Warbler English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sterpazzola di Sardegna Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Törpeposzáta Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Toutinegra-tomilheira 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:12640 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.

8 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Cyprus 4000/8000 (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
France 2000/10000 (pairs) 1998-2002 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
Italy 10000/20000 (pairs) 2003 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
Malta 200/250 (pairs) 1990-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Malta 100/300 (individuals) 1995-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Portugal 250/2500 (pairs) 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
Spain 140000/300000 (pairs) 1992 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 20/200 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
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.

8 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Cyprus 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 9% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Italy 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Malta 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% 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
Malta 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Portugal 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Spain 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International
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