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

Rüppell's Warbler - Sylvia rueppelli Temminck, 1823

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 3 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A440

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
CY5000004 Cyprus ETHNIKO DASIKO PARKO TROODOUS Map
GR1430005 Greece NISIA KYRA PANAGIA, PIPERI, PSATHOURA KAI GYRO NISIDES AGIOS GEORGIOS, NISOI ADELFOI, LECHOUSA, GAIDOURONISIA Map
GR2210004 Greece NISIDES STAMFANI KAI ARPYIA (STROFADES) Map
GR2320010 Greece ORI BARMPAS, KLOKOS, FARANGI SELINOUNTA Map
GR2330002 Greece OROPEDIO FOLOIS Map
GR2410002 Greece OROS PARNASSOS Map
GR2420008 Greece LIMNI DYSTOS Map
GR2450007 Greece KORYFES OROUS GKIONA, CHARADRA REKA, LAZOREMA KAI VATHIA LAKKA Map
GR2540006 Greece YGROTOPOI EKVOLON EVROTA Map
GR2540007 Greece ORI ANATOLIKIS LAKONIAS Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR2550009 Greece OROS TAYGETOS - LAGKADA TRYPIS Map
GR3000001 Greece OROS PARNITHA Map
GR3000013 Greece KYTHIRA KAI GYRO NISIDES: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA, AVGO, KAPELLO, KOUFO KAI FIDONISI Map
GR3000014 Greece PERIOCHI LEGRENON - NISIDA PATROKLOU Map
GR4120003 Greece SAMOS: OROS KERKETEFS - MIKRO KAI MEGALO SEITANI - DASOS KASTANIAS KAI LEKKAS, AKR. KATAVASIS - LIMENAS Map
GR4210003 Greece VOREIA KARPATHOS KAI SARIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210015 Greece NISOS AGATHONISIOU KAI NISIDES: PITTA, KATSAGANI, NERONISI, STRONGYLI Map
GR4210017 Greece VOREIODYTIKO TMIMA ARKION KAI NISIDES: AGRELOUSA, STRONGYLI, SPALATHI, SMINERO, TSOUKA, TSOUKAKI, PSATHONISI, KALOVOLOS, MAKRONISI, AVAPTISTOS, KOMAROS Map
GR4210019 Greece NISIDES KALYMNOU: EPANO, NERA, SARI, TELENDOS Map
GR4210026 Greece NISOS CHALKI KAI NISIDES: KOLOFONA, PANO PRASOUDA, TRAGOUSA, STRONGYLI, AGIOS THEODOROS, MAELONISI, ALIMIA, KREVVATI, NISAKI Map
GR4220026 Greece NAXOS: ORI ANATHEMATISTRA, KORONOS, MAVROVOUNI, ZAS, VIGLATOURI Map
GR4310003 Greece NISOS DIA Map
GR4310009 Greece KROUSONAS - VROMONERO IDIS Map
GR4310011 Greece KORYFI KOUPA (DYTIKI KRITI) Map
GR4320010 Greece LAZAROS KORYFI - MADARA DIKTIS Map
GR4320013 Greece FARANGI SELINARI - VRACHASI Map
GR4330006 Greece SOROS - AGKATHI - KEDROS Map
GR4330007 Greece KOURTALIOTIKO FARANGI, FARANGI PREVELI Map
GR4330009 Greece OROS PSILOREITIS (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4340014 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS - FARANGI TRYPITIS - PSILAFI - KOUSTOGERAKO Map
GR4340016 Greece METERIZIA AGIOS DIKAIOS - TSOUNARA - VITSILIA LEFKON OREON Map
GR4340019 Greece FARANGI KALLIKRATIS - ARGOULIANO FARANGI - OROPEDIO MANIKA Map
GR4340021 Greece CHERSONISOS RODOPOU Map
GR4340023 Greece NOTIODYTIKI GAVDOS KAI GAVDOPOULA Map
IT6040019 Italy Isole di Ponza, Palmarola, Zannone, Ventotene e S. Stefano Map
GR1430004 Greece ETHNIKO THALASSIO PARKO ALONNISOU - VOREION SPORADON, ANATOLIKI SKOPELOS Map
CY6000004 Cyprus DASOS STAVROVOUNIOU Map
CY5000001 Cyprus DASOS LEMESOU Map
CY2000009 Cyprus FOUNTOUKODASI PITSILIAS Map
GR4110004 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR4310005 Greece ASTEROUSIA (KOFINAS) Map
CY4000001 Cyprus PERIOCHI POLIS - GIALIA Map
CY4000003 Cyprus KOILADA DIARIZOU Map
CY5000005 Cyprus AKROTIRIO ASPRO - PETRA ROMIOU Map
CY4000014 Cyprus PERIOCHI DRYMOU Map
CY2000008 Cyprus KOILADA KEDRON - KAMPOS Map
CY3000005 Cyprus KAVO GKREKO Map
CY4000002 Cyprus CHA - POTAMI Map
GR4320002 Greece DIKTI: OROPEDIO LASITHIOU, KATHARO, SELENA, KRASI, SELAKANO, CHALASMENI KORYFI Map
CY5000006 Cyprus KOILADA LIMNATI Map
CY4000015 Cyprus PERIOCHI KRITOU MAROTTOU Map
CY2000004 Cyprus DASOS MACHAIRA Map
CY2000005 Cyprus MADARI - PAPOUTSA Map
GR3000003 Greece ETHNIKO PARKO SCHINIA - MARATHONA Map
CY2000006 Cyprus DASOS PAFOU Map
CY4000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI SKOULLI Map
CY4000013 Cyprus FAROS KATO PAFOU Map
GR4340008 Greece LEFKA ORI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
CY4000004 Cyprus VOUNI PANAGIAS Map
CY4000005 Cyprus EPISKOPI MOROU NEROU Map
GR4210029 Greece ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS LINDOU - NISIDES PENTANISA KAI TETRAPOLIS, LOFOS PSALIDI Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110011 Greece OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU Map
CY3000008 Cyprus LIMNI PARALIMNIOU Map
CY6000008 Cyprus POTAMOS PENTASCHINOS Map
CY5000010 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHA - POTAMI Map
CY4000019 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA SARAMA Map
CY4000022 Cyprus KREMMOI EZOUSAS Map
CY3000007 Cyprus FRAGMA ACHNAS Map
CY4000018 Cyprus EKBOLES POTAMON EZOUSAS, XEROU, KAI DIARIZOU Map
CY4000020 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA DIARIZOU Map
CY4000016 Cyprus FARANGIA AGIAS AIKATERINIS - AGIAS PARASKEVIS Map
CY5000008 Cyprus PERIOCHI KOILADAS XYLOURIKOU Map
CY4000021 Cyprus KOILADA EZOUSAS Map
CY2000015 Cyprus VOUNOKORFES MADARIS - PAPOUTSAS Map
CY4000010 Cyprus CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY4000023 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY2000013 Cyprus PERIOCHI TZIONIA Map
GR1150012 Greece THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI Map
GR4220028 Greece ANDROS: KENTRIKO KAI NOTIO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210032 Greece NISOS NISYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2320012 Greece OROS ERYMANTHOS Map
GR2540008 Greece NOTIA MANI Map
GR3000016 Greece YGROTOPOS SCHINIA Map
GR4110012 Greece VOREIA LESVOS Map
GR2450009 Greece EVRYTERI PERIOCHI GALAXEIDIOU Map
GR3000015 Greece OROS YMITTOS Map
GR4120008 Greece SAMOS: OROS KERKIS Map
GR4220032 Greece VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR4130003 Greece VOREIA CHIOS Map
GR4310013 Greece ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of old subfamily Sylviinae) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Muscicapidae sensu lato spp.) http://www.cms.int/

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Curruca de Rüppell Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fauvette de Rüppell French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Feketetorkú poszáta Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Makengrasmücke German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Maskengrasmücke German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mustakurkkukerttu Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Mustakurkkukertuu Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rüppell's Warbler English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rüppells Grasmus Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Silvia del Rüppell Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sortstrubet sanger Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Svarthakad sångare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Toutinegra de Rüppell 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:12690 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.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Greece 3000/10000 (pairs) 1995-2000 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
Greece Mediterranean 3000/10000 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Turkey 200000/600000 (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.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Greece 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece Mediterranean 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
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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