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)
EU Population status
Depleted
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 178 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code A738

Distribution

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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

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
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

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
GR1110002 Greece DASOS DADIAS - SOUFLI Map
GR1110008 Greece PARAPOTAMIO DASOS VOREIOU EVROU KAI ARDA Map
GR1110009 Greece NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU Map
GR1120004 Greece STENA NESTOU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1130011 Greece KOILADA FILIOURI Map
GR1130012 Greece KOILADA KOMPSATOU Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1220011 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA EPANOMIS Map
GR1230003 Greece LIMNI DOIRANI Map
GR1240006 Greece LIMNI KAI FRAGMA AGRA Map
GR1250001 Greece OROS OLYMPOS Map
GR1260008 Greece TECHNITI LIMNI KERKINIS - OROS KROUSIA Map
GR1260009 Greece KOILADA TIMIOU PRODROMOU-MENOIKION Map
GR1270012 Greece OROS CHOLOMONTAS Map
GR1270013 Greece YGROTOPOI NEAS FOKAIAS Map
GR1310002 Greece VALIA KALNTA KAI TECHNITI LIMNI AOOU Map
GR1320002 Greece KORYFES OROUS GRAMMOS Map
GR1320003 Greece LIMNI ORESTIAS (KASTORIAS) Map
GR1340001 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON Map
GR1340003 Greece ORI VARNOUNTA Map
GR1340007 Greece LIMNI PETRON Map
GR1420005 Greece AISTHITIKO DASOS KOILADAS TEMPON Map
GR1420006 Greece OROS MAVROVOUNI Map
GR1420007 Greece OROS OSSA Map
GR1420008 Greece KATO OLYMPOS, OROS GODAMANI KAI KOILADA RODIAS Map
GR1420009 Greece STENA KALAMAKIOU KAI ORI ZARKOU Map
GR1430005 Greece NISIA KYRA PANAGIA, PIPERI, PSATHOURA KAI GYRO NISIDES AGIOS GEORGIOS, NISOI ADELFOI, LECHOUSA, GAIDOURONISIA Map
GR1440005 Greece ANTICHASIA ORI KAI METEORA Map
GR1440006 Greece KORYFES OROUS KOZIAKA Map
GR2110004 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA Map
GR2120007 Greece STENA PARAKALAMOU Map
GR2120008 Greece ORI PARAMYTHIAS, STENA KALAMA ΚΑΙ STENA ACHERONTA Map
GR2120009 Greece ORI TSAMANTA, FILIATON, FARMAKOVOUNI, MEGALI RACHI Map
GR2130002 Greece KORYFES OROUS SMOLIKAS Map
GR2130005 Greece LIMNI IOANNINON Map
GR2130009 Greece OROS TYMFI (GKAMILA) Map
GR2130010 Greece OROS DOUSKON, ORAIOKASTRO, DASOS MEROPIS, KOILADA GORMOU, LIMNI DELVINAKIOU Map
GR2210001 Greece DYTIKES KAI VOREIOANATOLIKES AKTES ZAKYNTHOU Map
GR2210004 Greece NISIDES STAMFANI KAI ARPYIA (STROFADES) KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR2230001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA ANTINIOTI (KERKYRA) Map
GR2230003 Greece ALYKI LEFKIMΜIS (KERKYRA) Map
GR2230007 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KORISSION (KERKYRA) KAI NISOS LAGOUDIA Map
GR2240001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSES STENON LEFKADAS (PALIONIS - AVLIMON) KAI ALYKES LEFKADAS Map
GR2310011 Greece OROS TSEREKAS (AKARNANIKA) Map
GR2310013 Greece LIMNI LYSIMACHEIA Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2320010 Greece ORI BARMPAS, KLOKOS, FARANGI SELINOUNTA Map
GR2330002 Greece OROPEDIO FOLOIS Map
GR2410002 Greece OROS PARNASSOS Map
GR2420006 Greece SKYROS: OROS KOCHYLAS Map
GR2420007 Greece MEGALO KAI MIKRO LIVARI - DELTA XERIA Map
GR2420008 Greece LIMNI DYSTOS Map
GR2420009 Greece NISIDES SKYROU KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR2440005 Greece KATO ROUS KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU POTAMOU Map
GR2440007 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS OITIS - KOILADA ASOPOU Map
GR2450007 Greece KORYFES OROUS GKIONA, CHARADRA REKA, LAZOREMA KAI VATHIA LAKKA Map
GR2530002 Greece LIMNI STYMFALIA Map
GR2540006 Greece YGROTOPOI EKVOLON EVROTA Map
GR2540007 Greece ORI ANATOLIKIS LAKONIAS Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR2550009 Greece OROS TAYGETOS - LAGKADA TRYPIS Map
GR3000011 Greece NISIDES MYRTOOU PELAGOUS: FALKONERA,VELOPOULA, ANANES KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR3000012 Greece NISOS ANTIKYTHIRA KAI NISIDES PRASONISI, LAGOUVARDOS, PLAKOULITHRA KAI NISIDES THYMONIES Map
GR3000013 Greece KYTHIRA KAI GYRO NISIDES: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA, AVGO, KAPELLO, KOUFO KAI FIDONISI Map
GR3000014 Greece PERIOCHI LEGRENON - NISIDA PATROKLOU Map
GR4110006 Greece LIMNOS, LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS, NISOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES KOMPIOKASTRIA, TIGANI, KARKALAS, PRASONISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KAI KOLPOS KALLONIS Map
GR4110008 Greece NISIDES KAI VRACHONISIDES LIMNOU: NISOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES, KOMPIO, KASTRIA, TIGANI, KARKALAS, PRASONISI Map
GR4110009 Greece NISIDES LESVOU (SYMPLEGMA TOMARONISION, KODONAS, AGIOS GEORGIOS, GLARONISI, KLP) KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI) Map
GR4120005 Greece NISOS IKARIA (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4120006 Greece NISOS FOURNOI KAI NISIDES THYMAINA ALATONISI, THYMAINAKI, STRONGYLO, PLAKA, MAKRONISI, MIKROS KAI MEGALOS ANTHROPOFAGOS, AGIOS MINAS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4120007 Greece SAMOS: ALΥKΙ PSILIS AMMOU Map
GR4130002 Greece NISIA ANTIPSARA KAI NISIDES DASKALIO, MASTROGIORGI, PRASONISI, KATO NISI, MESIAKO, KOYTSOYLIA KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210003 Greece VOREIA KARPATHOS KAI SARIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210014 Greece NISIDES PATMOU: PETROKARAVO, ANYDROS Map
GR4210019 Greece NISIDES KALYMNOU: EPANO NERA, SARI, TELENDOS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210020 Greece NISOI KINAROS KAI LEVITHA KAI NISIDES LIADIA, PLAKA, GLAROS, MAVRA KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210021 Greece ANATOLIKO TMIMA ASTYPALEAS KAI NISIDES KOUNOUPI, FTENO, CHONDROPOULO, KOYTSOMYTIS, MONI, AGIA KYRIAKI, TIGANI, CHONDRI, LIGNO, FOKIONISIA, KATSAGRELI, PONTIKOYSSA, FIDOYSSA, KTENIA KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210022 Greece NISOS SYRNA KAI NISIDES MEGALOS ADELFOS, MIKROS ADELFOS, KATSIKAS, MESONISI, PLAKIDA, STEFANIA, NAVAGIO Map
GR4210024 Greece NISOS TILOS KAI NISIDES: ANTITILOS, PELEKOUSA, GAIDOURONISI, GIAKOUMIS, AGIOS ANDREAS, PRASOUDA , NISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210025 Greece ANATOLIKO TMIMA NISOU SYMIS KAI NISIDES KOULOUNDROS SESKLI, TROUMPETO, MARMARAS, KARAVALONISI, MEGALONISI, GIALESINO, OXEIA, CHONDROS, PLATY, NIMOS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI NISOU SYMIS Map
GR4210026 Greece NISOS CHALKI KAI NISIDES: KOLOFONA, PANO PRASSOUDA, TRAGOUSA, STRONGYLI, AGIOS THEODOROS, MAELONISI ALIMIA, KREVVATI, NISAKI, MAKRY KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210027 Greece KOS: LIMNI PSALIDI - ALYKI Map
GR4210028 Greece NISOS KASOS KAI SYMPLEGMA KASONISION KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220004 Greece FOLEGANDROS ANATOLIKI MECHRI DYTIKI SIKINO KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4220021 Greece MIKRES KYKLADES, VOREIOANATOLIKI AMORGOS, ANATOLIKES AKTES DONOUSAS, GYRO NISIDES KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220022 Greece NISOI CHRISTIANA Map
GR4220023 Greece ANAFI, ANATOLIKO KAI VOREIO TMIMA KAI GYRO NISIDES KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220025 Greece NISIDES PAROU KAI NOTIA ANTIPAROS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220026 Greece NAXOS: ORI ANATHEMATISTRA, KORONOS, MAVROVOUNI, ZAS, VIGLATOURI Map
GR4220027 Greece NISIDES MYKONOU: RINEIA, CHTAPODIA, KAI TRAGONISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4310003 Greece NISOS DIA Map
GR4310011 Greece KORYFI KOUPA (DYTIKI KRITI) Map
GR4320009 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS Map
GR4320010 Greece LAZAROS KORYFI - MADARA DIKTIS Map
GR4320011 Greece DIONYSADES NISOI KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4320013 Greece FARANGI SELINARI - VRACHASI Map
GR4320014 Greece NOTIODYTIKI THRYPTI (KOUFOTO) Map
GR4320016 Greece ORI ZAKROU Map
GR4330006 Greece SOROS - AGKATHI - KEDROS Map
GR4330007 Greece KOURTALIOTIKO FARANGI, FARANGI PREVELI Map
GR4330009 Greece OROS PSILOREITIS (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4340016 Greece METERIZIA AGIOS DIKAIOS - TSOUNARA - VITSILIA LEFKON OREON Map
GR4340018 Greece NISIDA AGIOI THEODOROI Map
GR4340019 Greece FARANGI KALLIKRATIS - ARGOULIANO FARANGI - OROPEDIO MANIKA Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
GR4340021 Greece CHERSONISOS RODOPOU Map
GR4340022 Greece LIMNI KOURNA KAI EKVOLI ALMYROU Map
GR4340023 Greece NOTIODYTIKI GAVDOS KAI GAVDOPOULA KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
DE4719304 Germany Langenstein, Klinger Klippen und Hochstein Map
DE5914350 Germany Mariannenaue Map
DE5026305 Germany Dankmarshäuser Rhäden Map
GR1430006 Greece OROS OTHRYS, VOUNA GKOURAS KAI FARANGI PALAIOKERASIAS Map
GR4210030 Greece DYTIKI RODOS: ORI ATTAVYROS & AKRAMYTIS, TECHNITI LIMNI APOLAKKIAS KAI NISIDES GEORGIOU, STRONGYLI, CHTENIES & KARAVOLAS Map
GR4210031 Greece NOTIO AKRO RODOU, PRASONISI, YGROTOPOS LIVADI KATTAVIAS Map
GR4210029 Greece ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS LINDOU - NISIDES PENTANISA KAI TETRAPOLIS, LOFOS PSALIDI Map
GR1270014 Greece CHERSONISOS SITHONIAS Map
GR1110010 Greece OREINOS EVROS - KOILADA DEREIOU Map
GR1420012 Greece PERIOCHI FARSALON Map
GR1420013 Greece PERIOCHI TYRNAVOU Map
GR1330002 Greece ORI VOREIOU VOURINOU KAI MELLIA Map
GR1420011 Greece PERIOCHI THESSALIKOU KAMPOU Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110011 Greece OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU Map
GR1420014 Greece PERIOCHI ELASSONAS Map
GR1150012 Greece THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI Map
GR4220028 Greece ANDROS: KENTRIKO KAI NOTIO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR1240009 Greece OROS PAIKO, STENA APSALOU KAI MOGLENITSAS Map
GR2420011 Greece ORI KENTRIKIS EVVOIAS, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES Map
GR1240007 Greece ORI TZENA KAI PINOVO Map
GR1110011 Greece KOILADA ERYTHROPOTAMOU: ASVESTADES, KOUFOVOUNO, VRYSIKA Map
GR4210032 Greece NISOS NISYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2320012 Greece OROS ERYMANTHOS Map
GR4220029 Greece SERIFOS: PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES SERIFOPOULA, PIPERI KAI VOUS Map
GR2540008 Greece NOTIA MANI Map
GR2310016 Greece LIMNI AMVRAKIA Map
GR4110014 Greece NISOS AGIOS EFSTRATIOS KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR1430007 Greece PERIOCHI TAMIEFTIRON PROIN LIMNIS KARLAS Map
GR4220030 Greece DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR3000016 Greece YGROTOPOS SCHINIA Map
GR1150011 Greece OROS PANGAIO KAI NOTIES YPOREIES TOU Map
GR2420010 Greece OROS KANTILI Map
GR2430002 Greece ORI AGRAFA Map
GR4110012 Greece VOREIA LESVOS Map
GR2130012 Greece EVRYTERI PERIOCHI POLIS IOANNINON Map
GR1110012 Greece SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR2450009 Greece EVRYTERI PERIOCHI GALAXEIDIOU Map
GR2110006 Greece KOILADA ACHELOOU KAI ORI VALTOU Map
GR3000015 Greece OROS YMITTOS Map
GR1230005 Greece PERIOCHI ELOUS ARTZAN Map
GR4120008 Greece SAMOS: OROS KERKIS Map
GR1240008 Greece OROS VORAS Map
GR4130004 Greece NISIDA VENETIKO Map
GR1430008 Greece OROS PILIO Map
GR2510004 Greece ORI ARTEMISIO KAI LYRKEIO Map
GR2230008 Greece DIAPONTIA NISIA (OTHONOI, EREIKOUSA, MATHRAKI KAI VRACHONISIDES) Map
GR1340008 Greece LIMNES ChEIMADITIDA KAI ZAZARI Map
GR2420012 Greece OROS OCHI, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES Map
GR4220032 Greece VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2220006 Greece KEFALONIA: AINOS, AGIA DYNATI KAI KALON OROS Map
GR2530006 Greece OROS ZIREIA (KYLLINI) Map
GR4220031 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKI TINOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR4130003 Greece VOREIA CHIOS Map
GR1140009 Greece OROS FALAKRO Map
GR1420015 Greece DELTA PINEIOU Map
GR4310013 Greece ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) Map
GR4110013 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS GERAS, ELI NTIPI KAI CHARAMIDA Map
GR4210034 Greece ΝΗΣΙΔΕΣ ΒΟΡΕΙΩΝ ΔΩΔΕΚΑΝΗΣΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΘΑΛΑΣΣΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΧΗ Map

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Common names and synonyms

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No synonyms available.

Other resources

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External data

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