Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Tetraogallus > Species: Tetraogallus caspius

Caspian Snowcock - Tetraogallus caspius (Gmelin, 1784)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement

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

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Caspian Snowcock English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaspi királyfogoly Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaspianlumikana Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaspisch Berghoen Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaspisches Koenigshühn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaspisk snöhöna Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdigallo del Caspio Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tétraogalle de Perse French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tetraogallo del Caspio Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tetraogalo do Cáspio Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Velekur kaspický Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Tetrao caspius Gmelin, 1784
Tetraogallus transcaspicus Reichenow, 1916

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
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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.

6 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Armenia 200/270 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 50/250 (pairs) 1996-2000 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
Azerbaijan 300/1000 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering 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
Georgia 250/500 (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
Turkey 2000/8000 (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 200/2000 (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.

6 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Armenia 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 9% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 30% to 49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Georgia 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
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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