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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Pyrrhula > Species: Pyrrhula murina

Azores Bullfinch - Pyrrhula murina Godman, 1866

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A453


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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.

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
PTZPE0033 Portugal Pico da Vara / Ribeira do Guilherme - Ilha de S. Miguel Map
PTMIG0024 Portugal Serra da Tronqueira / Planalto dos Graminhais Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Azordomherre Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azorengimpel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azorengoudvink Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azores Bullfinch English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azorienpunatulkku Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Bouvreuil des Açores French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Camachuelo de las Azores Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Camachuelo de San Miguel Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ciuffolotto delle Azzorre Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Domherre (underart från Azorema) Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dompap fra Açorerne Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Gil azorski Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hýl Azorský Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Priôlo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Punatulkku (Alalaji Azorit) Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC

Other resources

Bird action plan
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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
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Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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