Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Gruiformes > Family: Otididae > Genus: Chlamydotis > Species: Chlamydotis undulata > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Chlamydotis undulata fuerteventurae Rothschild and Hartert, 1894 CITES (2006)

Houbara - Chlamydotis undulata (Jacquin, 1784)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 5 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A416

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
ES0000039 Spain Jandía Map
ES0000040 Spain Islotes del norte de Lanzarote y Famara Map
ES0000042 Spain Dunas de Corralejo e Isla de Lobos Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000099 Spain Los Ajaches Map
ES0000101 Spain Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio Map
ES0000310 Spain Llanos y cuchillos de Antigua Map
ES7010062 Spain Betancuria Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
ES0000348 Spain Costa del norte de Fuerteventura Map
ES0000351 Spain Llanos de La Mareta y cantil del Rubicón Map
ES0000350 Spain Llanos de La Corona y Tegala Grande Map
ES0000349 Spain Vallebrón y valles de Fimapaire y Fenimoy 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 Otididae) 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) Northwest African populations http://www.cms.int/
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) 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
Abetarda-moura Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Houbara English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Hubara Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kaulustrappi Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kraagtrap Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kragentrappe German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kragtrapp Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kravetrappe Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Outarde houbara French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ubara Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Otis ondulata (Jacquin, 1784)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:04440 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
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
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.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Azerbaijan 0/10 (individuals) 1996-2000 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
Azerbaijan 0/15 (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 1/20 (individuals) 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
Spain Macaronesian 200/400 (pairs) 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.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
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 Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Spain Macaronesian 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International

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