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

Partridge (Italian subspecies) - Perdix perdix italica Hartert, 1917

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 8 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Perdix perdix
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code A414


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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
IT4010016 Italy Basso Trebbia Map
IT4020006 Italy Monte Prinzera Map
IT5210070 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5220025 Italy Bassa Valnerina: Monte Fionchi - Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT5330025 Italy Monte San Vicino e Monte Canfaito Map
IT5330029 Italy Dalla Gola del Fiastrone al Monte Vettore Map
IT1160041 Italy Boschi e colonie di chirotteri di Staffarda Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Agerhøne (italiensk underart) Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Partridge (Italian subspecies) English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Patrijs (Italiaanse ondersoort) Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Peltoppy (alalaji Italia) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz pardilla italiana Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdiz-cinzenta (subespécie italiana) Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Perdrix grise (sous-espèce d'Italie) French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rapphöna (italiensk underart) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Rebhuhn (italienische Unterart) German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Starna (sottospecie d'Italia) Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
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

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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