Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Bucephala > Species: Bucephala islandica

Barrow's Goldeneye - Bucephala islandica (Gmelin, 1789)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Natura 2000 species code A505

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

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Amerikantelkkä Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Barrow's Goldeneye English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Garrot d'Islande French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hohol islandský Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
IJslandse Brilduiker Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Islandsknipa Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Izlandi kerceréce Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato da Islândia Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Porrón Islándico Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Quattrocchi d'Islanda Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sierpiec Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Spatelente German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Anas islandica Gmelin, 1789

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:02170 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

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.

3 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Iceland 500/600 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland 1000/1650 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Iceland Arctic 200/400 (pairs) 1975-1989 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 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.

3 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Iceland 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 30% to 49% 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
Iceland 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 30% to 49% 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
Iceland Arctic 1970-1990 Breeding Fluctuating with changes of at least 20%, but no clear trend Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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