Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Alaudidae > Genus: Melanocorypha > Species: Melanocorypha leucoptera

White-winged Lark - Melanocorypha leucoptera (Pallas, 1811)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A524

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

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alouette leucoptère French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calandra siberiana Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calandria Aliblanca Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calhandra-d'asa-branca Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Szibériai pacsirta Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Valkosiipikiuru Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vitvingad lärka Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Weißflügellerche German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
White-winged Lark English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Witvleugelleeuwerik Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Alauda leucoptera Pallas, 1811
Melanocorypha sibirica (Gmelin, 1789)
Alauda sibirica 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:09650 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
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.

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Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Azerbaijan 100/10000 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering 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) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 20000/65000 (pairs) 1990-2000 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 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 0/200 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering 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) 2004-01-01
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.

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Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 30% to 49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Severen tsentralen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severoiztochen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severen tsentralen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Severoiztochen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yugoiztochen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yugozapaden 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
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