Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Hirundinidae > Genus: Delichon > Species: Delichon urbicum

Delichon urbicum (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A738


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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


Least Concern


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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE4832302 Germany Unstrutaue bei Schallenburg Map
DE4932302 Germany Luisenhall Map
DE4940301 Germany Haselbacher Teiche und Pleißeaue Map
DE4940302 Germany Pleißewiesen Windischleuba Map
DE5025302 Germany Säulingssee bei Kleinensee Map
DE5038303 Germany Brahmeaue Map
DE5819308 Germany Erlensee bei Erlensee und Bulau bei Hanau Map
DE6019303 Germany Untere Gersprenz Map
DE4719304 Germany Langenstein, Klinger Klippen und Hochstein Map
DE5914350 Germany Mariannenaue Map
DE5026305 Germany Dankmarshäuser Rhäden Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

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External data

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