Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Falconiformes > Family: Accipitridae > Genus: Accipiter > Species: Accipiter nisus granti

Sparrowhawk (Canarian-Madeirian subspecies) - Accipiter nisus granti Sharpe, 1890

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 6 other international agreements
Valid parent species Accipiter nisus
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A401

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

Least Concern

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
ES0000041 Spain Ojeda, Inagua y Pajonales Map
ES0000043 Spain Caldera de Taburiente Map
ES0000044 Spain Garajonay Map
ES0000095 Spain Tigaiga Map
ES0000102 Spain Garoé Map
ES0000103 Spain El Hierro Map
ES0000106 Spain Teno Map
ES0000107 Spain Montes y cumbre de Tenerife Map
ES0000109 Spain Anaga Map
ES0000111 Spain Tamadaba Map
ES0000114 Spain Cumbres y acantilados del norte de La Palma Map
ES7020008 Spain Pinar de Garafía Map
ES7020045 Spain Pijaral Map
ES7020054 Spain Corona Forestal Map
ES7020095 Spain Anaga Map
ES7020109 Spain Barrancos del Cedro y Liria Map
PTMAD0001 Portugal Laurissilva da Madeira Map
PTMAD0002 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Central da Ilha da Madeira Map
PTMAD0005 Portugal Achadas da Cruz Map
PTZPE0041 Portugal Maciço Montanhoso Oriental da Ilha da Madeira Map
ES0000346 Spain Tamadaba Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Falconiformes) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Accipitridae) http://www.cms.int/
Memorandum of understanding on the conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia - under Bonn Convention (MoU Raptors) http://www.cms.int/raptors/
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (Falconiformes spp.) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Épervier d'Europe (sous-espèce des Canaries et de Madère) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Fura-bardos Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Gavilán canario Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sparrowhawk (Canarian-Madeirian subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sparvhök (underart från Kanarieöarma och Madeira) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sparviere (sottospecie delle Canarie e di Madera) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sperber (Unterart der Kanaren und Madeiras) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sperwer (ondersoort van de Canarische eilanden en Madeira) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Spurvehøg (underart fra De Kanariske Øer og Madeira) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Varpushaukka (alalaji Kanaria ja Madeira) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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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