Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Procellariiformes > Family: Procellariidae > Genus: Puffinus > Species: Puffinus griseus

Puffinus griseus (Gmelin, 1789)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 11 are designated for this species


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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.


Near Threatened


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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
ES0000318 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
FR5310072 France Ouessant-Molène Map
FR5310092 France Rivière de Pénerf Map
FR5312010 France Dunes et côtes de Trévignon Map
FR7212019 France Tête de Canyon du Cap Ferret Map
FR5312009 France Roches de Penmarc'h Map
FR5212015 France Secteur marin de l'île d'Yeu jusqu'au continent Map
FR5312011 France Iles Houat-Hoedic Map
FR5212013 France Mor Braz Map
ES1200055 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
FR5212016 France Mers Celtiques - Talus du golfe de Gascogne Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:00430 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
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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