Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Lagopus > Species: Lagopus muta > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Lagopus muta pyrenaica Hartert, 1921
Lagopus muta helvetica (Thienemann, 1829)

Lagopus muta (Montin, 1781)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement


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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.


Not evaluated


Near Threatened


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

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External data

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