Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Lagopus > Species: Lagopus lagopus lagopus

Lagopus lagopus lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Valid parent species Lagopus lagopus
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A461

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

Vulnerable

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

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
EE0040369 Estonia Sookuninga Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Tetrao lagopus Linnaeus, 1758
Tetrao albus Gmelin, 1789

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:03291 European bird-ringing
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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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