Hen Harrier - Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus, 1766)
|Threat status Europe||Near Threatened (IUCN)|
|EU Population status||
|Protected by||EU Birds Directive and 6 other international agreements|
|Natura 2000 sites||2450 are designated for this species|
|Natura 2000 species code||A082|
Threat and EU population status
IUCN Red List status of threatened species
The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.
EU population status
The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.