Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Perdix > Species: Perdix perdix hispaniensis

Partridge (Iberian subspecies) - Perdix perdix hispaniensis Reichenow, 1892

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Near threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 120 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Perdix perdix
Breeding habitats
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A415


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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

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.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000003 Spain Picos de Europa Map
ES0000015 Spain Sierra y Cañones de Guara Map
ES0000016 Spain Ordesa y Monte Perdido Map
ES0000018 Spain Prepirineu Central català Map
ES0000022 Spain Aigüestortes Map
ES0000054 Spain Somiedo Map
ES0000055 Spain Fuentes del Narcea y del Ibias Map
ES0000067 Spain Sierras de Demanda, Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Map
ES0000123 Spain Larra-Aztaparreta Map
ES0000126 Spain Roncesvalles-Selva de Irati Map
ES0000128 Spain Sierra de San Miguel Map
ES0000130 Spain Sierra de Arrigorrieta y Peña Ezkaurre Map
ES0000137 Spain Los Valles Map
ES0000149 Spain Posets - Maladeta Map
ES0000193 Spain Sierra de la Tesla-Valdivielso - ZEPA Map
ES0000198 Spain Liébana Map
ES0000210 Spain Alto Sil Map
ES0000248 Spain Desfiladero de la Hermida Map
ES0000249 Spain Sierra de Peña Sagra Map
ES0000250 Spain Sierra de Híjar Map
ES0000251 Spain Sierra del Cordel y cabeceras del Nansa y del Saja Map
ES0000277 Spain Collarada - Ibón de Ip Map
ES0000278 Spain Viñamala Map
ES0000279 Spain Alto Cinca Map
ES0000280 Spain Cotiella - Sierra Ferrera Map
ES0000281 Spain El Turbón y Sierra de Sís Map
ES0000285 Spain San Juan de La Peña y Peña Oroel Map
ES0000286 Spain Sierra de Canciás - Silves Map
ES0000287 Spain Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera y Río Onsella Map
ES0000297 Spain Sierra de Moncayo - Los Fayos - Sierra de Armas Map
ES0000315 Spain Ubiña-La Mesa Map
ES0000364 Spain Omaña - ZEPA Map
ES0000374 Spain Ancares Map
ES1120001 Spain Ancares - Courel Map
ES1130002 Spain Macizo Central Map
ES1200001 Spain Picos de Europa (Asturias) Map
ES1200002 Spain Muniellos Map
ES1200008 Spain Redes Map
ES1200010 Spain Montovo-La Mesa Map
ES1200011 Spain Peña Ubiña Map
ES1200012 Spain Caldoveiro Map
ES1200014 Spain Sierra de los Lagos Map
ES1200037 Spain Aller-Lena Map
ES1200039 Spain Cuencas Mineras Map
ES1200041 Spain Peña Manteca-Genestaza Map
ES1200046 Spain Valgrande Map
ES2200009 Spain Larrondo-Lakartxela Map
ES2410002 Spain Pico y Turberas del Anayet Map
ES2410003 Spain Los Valles Map
ES2410005 Spain Guara Norte Map
ES2410006 Spain Bujaruelo - Garganta de Los Navarros Map
ES2410008 Spain Garganta de Obarra Map
ES2410010 Spain Monte Pacino Map
ES2410011 Spain Cabecera del Río Aguas Limpias Map
ES2410013 Spain Macizo de Cotiella Map
ES2410014 Spain Garcipollera - Selva de Villanúa Map
ES2410023 Spain Collarada y Canal de Ip Map
ES2410024 Spain Telera - Acumuer Map
ES2410029 Spain Tendeñera Map
ES2410031 Spain Foz Escarrilla - Cucuraza Map
ES2410040 Spain Puertos de Panticosa, Bramatuero y Brazatos Map
ES2410044 Spain Puerto de Otal - Cotefablo Map
ES2410045 Spain Sobrepuerto Map
ES2410052 Spain Alto Valle del Cinca Map
ES2410054 Spain Sierra Ferrera Map
ES2410056 Spain Sierra de Chía - Congosto de Seira Map
ES2410059 Spain El Turbón Map
ES4120012 Spain Sierra de la Demanda - ZEPA Map
ES4120030 Spain Montes Obarenes Map
ES4130003 Spain Picos de Europa en Castilla y León Map
ES4130010 Spain Sierra de los Ancares Map
ES4130022 Spain Montes Aquilanos Map
ES4130024 Spain Sierra de la Cabrera - ZEPA Map
ES4130035 Spain Valle de San Emiliano Map
ES4140011 Spain Fuentes Carrionas y Fuente Cobre-Montaña Palentina Map
ES4170013 Spain Sierra de Urbión Map
ES4170044 Spain Sierra del Moncayo - ZEPA Map
ES4190009 Spain Lago de Sanabria y alrededores - ZEPA Map
ES5120002 Spain Capçaleres del Ter i del Freser Map
ES5130003 Spain Alt Pallars Map
ES5130004 Spain Baish Aran Map
ES5130005 Spain Era Artiga de Lin - Eth Portilhon Map
ES5130010 Spain Serra de Boumort-Collegats Map
ES5130012 Spain Vall Alta de Serradell-Serra de Sant Gervàs Map
ES5130023 Spain Beneïdor Map
FR7210087 France Hautes vallées d'Aspe et d'Ossau Map
FR7210089 France Pènes du Moulle de Jaout Map
FR7310088 France Cirque de Gavarnie Map
FR7312001 France Vallée de l'Isard, mail de Bulard, pics de Maubermé, de Serre-Haute et du Crabère Map
FR9110076 France Canigou-conques de La Preste Map
FR9112009 France Pays de Sault Map
FR7312012 France Quérigut, Orlu Map
ES2410069 Spain Sierra de Esdolomada y Morrones de Güel Map
FR7212015 France Haute Cize : Pic d'Herrozate et forêt d'Orion Map
FR7312003 France Massif du Mont Valier Map
ES2430028 Spain Moncayo Map
ES5120024 Spain Montgrony Map
ES5120026 Spain Tossa Plana de Lles-Puigpedrós Map
FR7212005 France Haute Soule : forêt d'Iraty, Orgambidexka et Pic des Escaliers Map
ES2410061 Spain Sierras de San Juan de La Peña y Peña Oroel Map
ES2410004 Spain San Juan de La Peña Map
FR7212009 France Pics de l'Estibet et de Mondragon Map
ES1130007 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
FR9112026 France Massif du Madres-Coronat Map
FR7312005 France Haute vallée de la Garonne Map
FR7312008 France Gorges de la Frau et Bélesta Map
FR7312009 France Vallées du Lis, de la Pique et d'Oô Map
FR7212003 France Haute Soule: massif forestier, gorges d'Holzarté et d'Olhadubi Map
FR7212008 France Haute Soule : massif de la Pierre Saint-Martin Map
FR7212012 France Vallée de la Nive des Aldudes, Col de Lindux Map
FR7212004 France Haute Soule : forêt des Arbailles Map
FR9112029 France Puigmal-Carança Map
FR9112024 France Capcir-Carlit-Campcardos Map
FR7212007 France Eth Thuron des Aureys Map
ES2410064 Spain Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera Map
ES1130008 Spain Pena Maseira Map
ES0000437 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES1200009 Spain Ponga-Amieva Map
ES1200056 Spain Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña e Ibias Map
ES0000483 Spain Ezkaurre-Arrigorrieta Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Agerhøne (underart fra Den Iberiske Halvø) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Partridge (Iberian subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Patrijs (Iberische ondersoort) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Peltoppy (alalaji Iberian niemimaa) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz pardilla (subespecie ibérica) Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz-cinzenta (subespécie ibérica) Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdrix grise (sous-espèce ibérique) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rapphöna (underart från Iberiska halvön) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rebhuhn (iberische Unterart) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Starna (sottospecie iberica) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search 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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100