Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Saxicolidae > Genus: Saxicola > Species: Saxicola dacotiae > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Saxicola dacotiae dacotiae Meade-Waldo, 1889 Cramp, S. (1988)
Saxicola dacotiae murielae Bannerman, 1913 Cramp, S. (1988)

Canary Islands Stonechat - Saxicola dacotiae Meade-Waldo, 1889

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU Population status
Near threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 7 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code A437


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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
ES0000039 Spain Jandía Map
ES0000096 Spain Pozo Negro Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000101 Spain Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio Map
ES7010062 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000348 Spain Costa del norte de Fuerteventura Map
ES0000349 Spain Vallebrón y valles de Fimapaire y Fenimoy Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Canarische roodborsttapuit Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Canary Islands Stonechat English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Cartaxo das Canárias Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanarenschmätzer German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanariantasku Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanariebuskskvätta Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanarisk bynkefugl Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Saltimpalo delle Canarie Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Tarabilla canaria Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Traquet des Canaries French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EURing code:11380 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search 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
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External data

No external data sets available for this species
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