Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Saxicolidae > Genus: Cercotrichas > Species: Cercotrichas galactotes

Rufous Bush Robin - Cercotrichas galactotes (Temminck, 1820)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A268

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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000045 Spain Sierra Alhamilla Map
ES0000046 Spain Cabo de Gata-Níjar Map
ES0000047 Spain Desierto de Tabernas Map
ES0000048 Spain Punta Entinas-Sabinar Map
ES0000049 Spain Los Alcornocales Map
ES0000053 Spain Sierra Norte Map
ES0000069 Spain Embalse de Cornalvo y Sierra Bermeja Map
ES0000173 Spain Sierra Espuña Map
ES0000196 Spain Estepas de Yecla Map
ES0000197 Spain Acantilados del Monte Hacho Map
ES0000199 Spain Sierra de la Fausilla Map
ES0000257 Spain Sierras de Ricote y la Navela Map
ES0000261 Spain Almenara-Moreras-Cabo Cope Map
ES0000262 Spain Sierras del Gigante-Pericay, Lomas del Buitre-Río Luchena y Sierra de la Torrecilla Map
ES0000263 Spain Llano de las Cabras Map
ES0000265 Spain Sierra del Molino, Embalse del Quipar y Llanos del Cagitán Map
ES0000266 Spain Sierra de Moratalla Map
ES0000267 Spain Sierras de Burete, Lavia y Cambrón Map
ES0000269 Spain Monte El Valle y Sierras de Altaona y Escalona Map
ES0000275 Spain Complejo endorreico Lebrija-Las Cabezas Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES0000371 Spain Sierra de Moraleja y Piedra Santa Map
ES4310042 Spain Sierra de Siruela Map
ES6110002 Spain Karst en Yesos de Sorbas Map
ES6110003 Spain Sierra Maria - Los Vélez Map
ES6130002 Spain Sierra Subbética Map
ES6170003 Spain Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes Map
ES6180002 Spain Complejo endorreico La Lantejuela Map
ES6310001 Spain Calamocarro-Benzú Map
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
GR1110009 Greece NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1240001 Greece KORYFES OROUS VORA Map
GR1270013 Greece YGROTOPOI NEAS FOKAIAS Map
GR1420006 Greece OROS MAVROVOUNI Map
GR1430005 Greece NISIA KYRA PANAGIA, PIPERI, PSATHOURA KAI GYRO NISIDES AGIOS GEORGIOS, NISOI ADELFOI, LECHOUSA, GAIDOURONISIA Map
GR2110004 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA Map
GR2120005 Greece YGROTOPOS EKVOLON KALAMA KAI NISOS PRASOUDI Map
GR2310011 Greece OROS TSEREKAS (AKARNANIKA) Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2320001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KALOGRIAS, DASOS STROFYLIAS KAI ELOS LAMIAS, ARAXOS Map
GR2410002 Greece OROS PARNASSOS Map
GR2420008 Greece LIMNI DYSTOS Map
GR2540007 Greece ORI ANATOLIKIS LAKONIAS Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS: PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KOLPOU KALLONIS Map
GR4210024 Greece NISOS TILOS KAI NISIDES: ANTITILOS, PELEKOUSA, GAIDOURONISI, GIAKOUMIS, AGIOS ANDREAS, PRASOUDA, NISI Map
GR4310010 Greece OROS GIOUCHTAS Map
GR4330009 Greece OROS PSILOREITIS (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4340019 Greece FARANGI KALLIKRATIS - ARGOULIANO FARANGI - OROPEDIO MANIKA Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
ITA040001 Italy Isola di Linosa Map
ITA040002 Italy Isola di Lampedusa e Lampione Map
PTCON0057 Portugal Caldeirão Map
PTZPE0007 Portugal Serra da Malcata Map
PTZPE0042 Portugal Tejo Internacional, Erges e Pônsul Map
PTZPE0043 Portugal Campo Maior Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0046 Portugal Castro Verde Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
GR2110001 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, DELTA LOUROU KAI ARACHTHOU (PETRA, MYTIKAS, EVRYTERI PERIOCHI) Map
GR1430004 Greece ETHNIKO THALASSIO PARKO ALONNISOU - VOREION SPORADON, ANATOLIKI SKOPELOS Map
ES6200004 Spain Sierras y Vega Alta del Segura y Ríos Alhárabe y Moratalla Map
ES6200018 Spain Sierra de la Muela Map
ES6200036 Spain Sierra del Buey Map
ES6110008 Spain Sierras de Gádor y Enix Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
ITA040013 Italy Arcipelago delle Pelagie - area marina e terrestre Map
GR1150010 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
ES6200016 Spain Revolcadores Map
ES6310002 Spain Zona marítimo-terrestre del Monte Hacho Map
ES6200010 Spain Cuatro Calas Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
ES6200034 Spain Lomas del Buitre y Río Luchena Map
ES6200001 Spain Calblanque, Monte de las Cenizas y Peña del Águila Map
GR4110004 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
ES6200027 Spain Sierra de Abanilla Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES4310040 Spain Sierra de Moraleja Map
PTCON0032 Portugal Rio Guadiana / Juromenha Map
ES6320002 Spain Barranco del Nano Map
ES6150010 Spain Andévalo Occidental Map
ES6150012 Spain Dehesa del Estero y Montes de Moguer Map
ES6320001 Spain Zona marítimo terrestre de los acantilados de Aguadú Map
ES6200025 Spain Sierra de la Fausilla Map
ES6110007 Spain La Serreta de Cabo de Gata Map
CY4000001 Cyprus PERIOCHI POLIS - GIALIA Map
ES6200037 Spain Sierra del Serral Map
CY3000005 Cyprus KAVO GKREKO Map
ES6200017 Spain Sierra de Villafuerte Map
GR2310001 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU, EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS Map
PTCON0036 Portugal Guadiana Map
ES6200022 Spain Sierra del Gigante Map
PTCON0038 Portugal Ribeira de Quarteira Map
GR1420004 Greece KARLA - MAVROVOUNI - KEFALOVRYSO VELESTINOU - NEOCHORI Map
ES6150014 Spain Marismas y Riberas del Tinto Map
GR2450005 Greece NOTIOANATOLIKOS PARNASSOS - ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PARNASSOU - DASOS TITHOREAS Map
ES6200008 Spain Sierra Salinas Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
ES6200047 Spain Sierra de la Torrecilla Map
ES6200012 Spain Calnegre Map
ES6150019 Spain Bajo Guadalquivir Map
ES6200011 Spain Sierra de las Moreras Map
GR1110007 Greece DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS Map
ES6200026 Spain Sierra de Ricote-La Navela Map
GR1260001 Greece LIMNI KERKINI - KROUSIA - KORYFES OROUS BELES, ANGISTRO - CHAROPO Map
GR1250004 Greece ALYKI KITROUS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR1330002 Greece ORI VOREIOU VOURINOU KAI MELLIA Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
ES6180017 Spain Campiñas de Sevilla Map
PTZPE0059 Portugal Torre da Bolsa Map
PTZPE0057 Portugal Cuba Map
PTZPE0054 Portugal São Vicente Map
PTZPE0053 Portugal Vila Fernando Map
PTZPE0056 Portugal Reguengos Map
PTZPE0055 Portugal Évora Map
UKGIB0001 United Kingdom Rock of Gibraltar Map
CY3000002 Cyprus SPA KAVO GKREKO Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Agrobate roux French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alzacola Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Drozdówka rdzawa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Heckensänger German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rosse Waaierstaart Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rouxinol-do-mato Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rufous Bush Robin English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ruostepyrstö Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trädnäktergal Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tüskebujkáló Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Usignolo d'Africa Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Agrobates galactotes (Temminck, 1820)
Erythropygia galactotes (Temminck, 1820)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:10950 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

Summary of derogations for species

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

22 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Canarias (ES) 2013-10-15 2014-02-28 No se especifica a priori el número de especies a anillar Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-08-22 2014-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-07-04 2015-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco y escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-06-17 2015-02-28 De 5 a 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-04-09 2015-02-28 Entre 5 y 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o escaso
Canarias (ES) 2013-04-09 2015-02-28 Entre 5 y 100 especies Capture (ringing) Poco o Escaso
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Canarias (ES) 2012-08-06 2013-12-31 Se colectarán, según especies, entr e5 y 250 ejemplares Captura para anillamiento Escaso
Canarias (ES) 2012-08-06 2013-12-31 Se colectarán, según especies, entr e5 y 250 ejemplares Captura para anillamiento Escaso
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Malta 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Malta 2011-02-03 2011-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Bulgaria 2010-03-01 2011-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Bulgaria 2010-03-01 2011-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
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