Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Artiodactyla > Family: Cervidae > Genus: Cervus > Species: Cervus elaphus corsicanus

Corsican Red Deer - Cervus elaphus corsicanus Erxleben, 1777

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 14 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Cervus elaphus
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1367

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.

World

Not evaluated

Europe

Least Concern

EU

Not evaluated

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

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ITB044009 Italy Foresta di Monte Arcosu Map
ITB040031 Italy Monte Arcuentu e Rio Piscinas Map
ITB041111 Italy Monte Linas - Marganai Map
ITB041106 Italy Monte dei Sette Fratelli e Sarrabus Map
ITB043055 Italy Monte dei Sette Fratelli Map
ITB040030 Italy Capo Pecora Map
FR9400582 France Plateau du Coscione et massif de l'Incudine Map
ITB042207 Italy Canale su Longuvresu Map
ITB041105 Italy Foresta di Monte Arcosu Map
FR9402004 France Chênaie verte et junipéraie de la Tartagine Map
ITB040071 Italy Da Piscinas a Riu Scivu Map
ITB023049 Italy Monte Ortobene Map
FR9400578 France Massif du Rotondo Map
ITB021103 Italy Monti del Gennargentu Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cerf de Corse French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Cervo nobile sardo Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ciervo de Córcega y Cerdeña Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Corsican Red Deer English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Korsikansk underart af kronhjo Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Korsischer Rothirsch (Unterart) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Cervus mediterraneus Blainville, 1822

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

6 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Sardegna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Blood sampling and radio-tagging No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2013-03-18 2013-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2013-03-18 2013-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2013-03-18 2013-12-31 120 individuals in the period 2013-2016. Blood sampling and radio-tagging No evidence of a significant impact
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