Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Sylviidae > Genus: Sylvia > Species: Sylvia melanocephala

Sardinian Warbler - Sylvia melanocephala (Gmelin, 1789)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Secure
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 264 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A305

Distribution

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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
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
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
ES0000015 Spain Sierra y Cañones de Guara Map
ES0000037 Spain Es Trenc - Salobrar de Campos Map
ES0000038 Spain S'Albufera de Mallorca Map
ES0000069 Spain Embalse de Cornalvo y Sierra Bermeja Map
ES0000073 Spain Costa Brava de Mallorca Map
ES0000074 Spain Cap de cala Figuera Map
ES0000078 Spain Es Vedrà - Es Vedranell Map
ES0000081 Spain Cap Enderrocat - Cap Blanc Map
ES0000082 Spain Tagomago Map
ES0000084 Spain Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera Map
ES0000143 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel y Ría de Ajo Map
ES0000145 Spain Mondragó Map
ES0000175 Spain Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar Map
ES0000195 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
ES0000221 Spain Sa Dragonera Map
ES0000222 Spain La Trapa Map
ES0000232 Spain La Mola i s'Albufera de Fornells Map
ES0000233 Spain D'Addaia a s'Albufera Map
ES0000234 Spain S'Albufera des Grau Map
ES0000324 Spain Embalse de Arrocampo Map
ES0000329 Spain Embalse de Valdecañas Map
ES0000333 Spain Llanos de Zorita y Embalse de Sierra Brava Map
ES0000334 Spain Sierras Centrales y Embalse de Alange Map
ES0000335 Spain Sierras de Peñalsordo y Capilla Map
ES0000355 Spain Hurdes Map
ES0000356 Spain Riberos del Almonte Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES0000371 Spain Sierra de Moraleja y Piedra Santa Map
ES1140005 Spain Monte Aloia Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
ES4310042 Spain Sierra de Siruela Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES5310023 Spain Illots de Ponent d'Eivissa Map
IT1160056 Italy Alpi Marittime Map
IT1205050 Italy Ambienti Xerici del Mont Torretta - Bellon Map
IT1323112 Italy Monte Carmo - Monte Settepani Map
IT1323920 Italy Monte Galero Map
IT1331578 Italy Beigua - Turchino Map
IT2030003 Italy Monte Barro Map
IT2030006 Italy Valle S. Croce e Valle del Curone Map
IT2060011 Italy Canto Alto e Valle del Giongo Map
IT2060012 Italy Boschi dell'Astino e dell'Allegrezza Map
IT2070015 Italy Monte Cas - Cima di Corlor Map
IT2070016 Italy Cima Comer Map
IT2070019 Italy Sorgente Funtanì Map
IT2070020 Italy Torbiere d'Iseo Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
IT20B0008 Italy Paludi di Ostiglia Map
IT3120053 Italy Foci dell'Avisio Map
IT3120075 Italy Monte Brione Map
IT3210004 Italy Monte Luppia e P.ta San Vigilio Map
IT3210007 Italy Monte Baldo: Val dei Mulini, Senge di Marciaga, Rocca di Garda Map
IT3210012 Italy Val Galina e Progno Borago Map
IT3210021 Italy Monte Pastello Map
IT3210039 Italy Monte Baldo Ovest Map
IT3210041 Italy Monte Baldo Est Map
IT3230022 Italy Massiccio del Grappa Map
IT3250030 Italy Laguna medio-inferiore di Venezia Map
IT3250031 Italy Laguna superiore di Venezia Map
IT3250032 Italy Bosco Nordio Map
IT3260017 Italy Colli Euganei - Monte Lozzo - Monte Ricco Map
IT3270017 Italy Delta del Po: tratto terminale e delta veneto Map
IT3320015 Italy Valle del Medio Tagliamento Map
IT3320037 Italy Laguna di Marano e Grado Map
IT3320038 Italy Pineta di Lignano Map
IT3330002 Italy Colle di Medea Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
IT3330006 Italy Valle Cavanata e Banco Mula di Muggia Map
IT4050001 Italy Gessi Bolognesi, Calanchi dell'Abbadessa Map
IT5210001 Italy Boschi di Monti di Sodolungo - Rosso (Città di Castello) Map
IT5210003 Italy Fiume Tevere tra San Giustino e Pierantonio Map
IT5210004 Italy Boschi di Pietralunga Map
IT5210006 Italy Boschi di Morra - Marzana Map
IT5210012 Italy Boschi di Montelovesco - Monte delle Portole Map
IT5210013 Italy Boschi del Bacino di Gubbio Map
IT5210015 Italy Valle del Torrente Nese - Monti Acuto - Corona Map
IT5210022 Italy Fiume Tescio (parte alta) Map
IT5210070 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5210073 Italy Alto Bacino del Torrente Lama Map
IT5210075 Italy Boschi e pascoli di Fratticiola Selvatica (Valfabbrica) Map
IT5210076 Italy Monte Alago (Nocera Umbra) Map
IT5220024 Italy Valle del Tevere: Laghi di Corbara - Alviano Map
IT5220025 Italy Bassa Valnerina: Monte Fionchi - Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT5220027 Italy Lago dell'Aia (Narni) Map
IT5310016 Italy Gola del Furlo Map
IT5320008 Italy Selva di Castelfidardo Map
IT8030037 Italy Vesuvio e Monte Somma Map
IT8030038 Italy Corpo centrale e rupi costiere occidentali dell'Isola di Capri Map
IT8030039 Italy Settore e rupi costiere orientali dell'Isola di Capri Map
IT9210020 Italy Bosco Cupolicchio Map
IT9210105 Italy Dolomiti di Pietrapertosa Map
IT9210165 Italy Monte Alpi - Malboschetto di Latronico Map
IT9210190 Italy Monte Paratiello Map
IT9210210 Italy Monte Vulture Map
IT9210220 Italy Murge di S. Oronzio Map
IT9220055 Italy Bosco Pantano di Policoro e Costa Ionica Foce Sinni Map
IT9220130 Italy Foresta Gallipoli - Cognato Map
IT9220135 Italy Gravine di Matera Map
IT9220260 Italy Valle Basento Grassano Scalo - Grottole Map
ITA040002 Italy Isola di Lampedusa e Lampione Map
MT0000006 Malta Is-Simar (limiti ta' San Pawl il-Bahar) Map
MT0000015 Malta L-Inhawi tal-Ghadira Map
MT0000017 Malta Kemmuna u l-Gzejjer ta' Madwarha Map
MT0000018 Malta L-Inhawi tal-Buskett u tal-Girgenti Map
IT1315717 Italy Monte Grammondo - Torrente Bevera Map
IT9310056 Italy Bosco di Mavigliano Map
IT9210120 Italy La Falconara Map
IT1345005 Italy Portovenere - Riomaggiore - S. Benedetto Map
IT9310049 Italy Farnito di Corigliano Calabro Map
IT9210160 Italy Isola di S. Ianni e Costa Prospiciente Map
IT5220014 Italy Valle del Serra (Monti Martani) Map
IT1324909 Italy Torrente Arroscia e Centa Map
IT5210017 Italy Boschi di Pischiello - Torre Civitella Map
IT5220005 Italy Lago di Corbara Map
IT5210027 Italy Monte Subasio (sommità) Map
IT1324908 Italy Isola Gallinara Map
IT9220085 Italy Costa Ionica Foce Basento Map
CY6000004 Cyprus DASOS STAVROVOUNIOU Map
IT1332622 Italy Rio Tuia - Montallegro Map
IT1315714 Italy Monte Abellio Map
IT5220023 Italy Monti San Pancrazio - Oriolo Map
IT9310040 Italy Montegiordano Marina Map
IT9310034 Italy Isola di Dino Map
IT5210064 Italy Monteluco di Spoleto Map
IT1316118 Italy Capo Mortola Map
IT5220011 Italy Zona umida di Alviano Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
IT9310041 Italy Pinete di Montegiordano Map
ITA040013 Italy Arcipelago delle Pelagie - area marina e terrestre Map
IT1333308 Italy Punta Manara Map
IT1315719 Italy Torrente Nervia Map
IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
IT5220008 Italy Monti Amerini Map
IT5220010 Italy Monte Solenne (Valnerina) Map
IT5210061 Italy Torrente Naia Map
IT7228228 Italy Bosco Tanassi Map
IT1345103 Italy Isole Tino - Tinetto Map
IT5210025 Italy Ansa degli Ornari (Perugia) Map
IT1323203 Italy Rocca dei Corvi - Mao - Mortou Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
IT1315602 Italy Pizzo d'Evigno Map
IT3250046 Italy Laguna di Venezia Map
IT5210030 Italy Fosso dell'Eremo delle Carceri (Monte Subasio) Map
IT9220095 Italy Costa Ionica Foce Cavone Map
IT1331615 Italy Monte Gazzo Map
IT5220013 Italy Monte Torre Maggiore (Monti Martani) Map
IT9330087 Italy Lago La Vota Map
IT1315716 Italy Roverino Map
CY2000002 Cyprus ALYKOS POTAMOS - AGIOS SOZOMENOS Map
IT5210021 Italy Monte Malbe Map
IT9310054 Italy Torrente Celati Map
IT1315408 Italy Lecceta di Langan Map
IT8030036 Italy Vesuvio Map
ES4310040 Spain Sierra de Moraleja Map
IT5220002 Italy Selva di Meana (Allerona) Map
MT0000024 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Malta: Ir-Ramla tac-Cirkewwa sal-Ponta ta' Benghisa Map
IT20B0401 Italy Parco Regionale Oglio Sud Map
IT5220016 Italy Monte la Pelosa - Colle Fergiara (Valnerina) Map
IT8040006 Italy Dorsale dei Monti del Partenio Map
IT1345114 Italy Costa di Maralunga Map
IT5220017 Italy Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT9210155 Italy Marina di Castrocucco Map
IT5210040 Italy Boschi dell'alta Valle del Nestore Map
IT5220015 Italy Fosso Salto del Cieco (Ferentillo) Map
IT9310025 Italy Valle del Fiume Lao Map
IT5220021 Italy Piani di Ruschio (Stroncone) Map
IT9210015 Italy Acquafredda di Maratea Map
CY4000001 Cyprus PERIOCHI POLIS - GIALIA Map
IT4080012 Italy Fiordinano, Monte Velbe Map
IT5210020 Italy Boschi di Ferretto - Bagnolo Map
IT5220012 Italy Boschi di Farneta (Monte Castrilli) Map
IT5210018 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5210050 Italy Valle di Pettino (Campello sul Clitunno) Map
IT8030021 Italy Monte Somma Map
IT5210060 Italy Monte Il Cerchio (Monti Martani) Map
IT5220004 Italy Boschi di Prodo - Corbara Map
CY5000005 Cyprus AKROTIRIO ASPRO - PETRA ROMIOU Map
IT1315503 Italy Monte Carpasina Map
IT1345109 Italy Montemarcello Map
CY4000014 Cyprus PERIOCHI DRYMOU Map
IT2070402 Italy Alto Garda Bresciano Map
CY3000005 Cyprus KAVO GKREKO Map
IT1344210 Italy Punta Mesco Map
IT5210016 Italy Boschi di Castel Rigone Map
IT1325624 Italy Capo Mele Map
IT5220007 Italy Valle Pasquarella (Baschi) Map
IT9310043 Italy Fiumara Avena Map
IT9210025 Italy Bosco della Farneta Map
IT1343412 Italy Deiva - Bracco - Pietra di Vasca - Mola Map
IT1316001 Italy Capo Berta Map
CY4000015 Cyprus PERIOCHI KRITOU MAROTTOU Map
IT5210057 Italy Fosso di Camposolo Map
IT5210054 Italy Fiume Tevere tra Monte Molino e Pontecuti (Tevere Morto) Map
CY2000004 Cyprus DASOS MACHAIRA Map
IT1323201 Italy Finalese - Capo Noli Map
IT1331402 Italy Beigua - Monte Dente - Gargassa - Pavaglione Map
IT5210078 Italy Colline Premartane (Bettona - Gualdo Cattaneo) Map
IT5210046 Italy Valnerina Map
IT9310038 Italy Scogliera dei Rizzi Map
IT5220020 Italy Gole di Narni - Stifone Map
IT5210028 Italy Boschi e brughiere di Panicarola Map
IT5210042 Italy Lecceta di Sassovivo (Foligno) Map
IT1323202 Italy Isola Bergeggi - Punta Predani Map
CY5000007 Cyprus PERIOCHI ASGATAS Map
IT9220090 Italy Costa Ionica Foce Bradano Map
IT9310057 Italy Orto Botanico - Università della Calabria Map
IT9220080 Italy Costa Ionica Foce Agri Map
CY2000001 Cyprus MAMMARI - DENEIA Map
IT5210038 Italy Sasso di Pale Map
IT5220019 Italy Lago l'Aia (Narni) Map
CY4000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI SKOULLI Map
IT1344216 Italy Costa di Bonassola - Framura Map
IT1332614 Italy Pineta - Lecceta di Chiavari Map
IT1333307 Italy Punta Baffe - Punta Moneglia - Val Petronio Map
IT1315922 Italy Pompeiana Map
IT5220022 Italy Lago di San Liberato Map
MT0000019 Malta L-Inhawi tad-Dwejra u tal-Qawra, inkluz Hagret il-General Map
IT1324007 Italy Monte Ciazze Secche Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
IT1332603 Italy Parco di Portofino Map
IT5220003 Italy Bosco dell'Elmo (Monte Peglia) Map
IT1315805 Italy Bassa Valle Armea Map
IT20B0016 Italy Ostiglia Map
CY6000005 Cyprus PERIOCHI LEFKARON Map
IT5210026 Italy Monti Marzolana - Montali Map
ES6200005 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
IT9210140 Italy Grotticelle di Monticchio Map
IT1324910 Italy Monte Acuto - Poggio Grande - Rio Torsero Map
IT1324011 Italy Monte Ravinet - Rocca Barbena Map
IT1333316 Italy Rocche di Sant'Anna - Valle del Fico Map
IT1345104 Italy Isola Palmaria Map
CY4000008 Cyprus KOILI - MAVROKOLYMPOS Map
IT3270023 Italy Delta del Po Map
IT9310067 Italy Foreste Rossanesi Map
IT1343419 Italy Monte Serro Map
MT0000027 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Ghawdex: Ta' Cenc Map
IT1343502 Italy Parco della Magra - Vara Map
IT5210077 Italy Boschi a Farnetto di Collestrada (Perugia) Map
IT5210029 Italy Boschi e brughiere di Cima Farneto - Poggio Fiorello (Mugnano) Map
CY4000007 Cyprus XEROS POTAMOS Map
IT1331501 Italy Praglia - Pracaban - Monte Leco - Punta Martin Map
IT5220006 Italy Gola del Forello Map
IT9210271 Italy Appennino Lucano, Valle Agri, Monte Sirino, Monte Raparo Map
IT9310042 Italy Fiumara Saraceno Map
IT9210265 Italy Valle del Noce Map
IT9210150 Italy Monte Coccovello - Monte Crivo - Monte Crive Map
UKGIB0001 United Kingdom Rock of Gibraltar Map
CY5000010 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHA - POTAMI Map
CY6000010 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS LIMNI OROKLINIS Map
CY4000016 Cyprus FARANGIA AGIAS AIKATERINIS - AGIAS PARASKEVIS Map
CY5000008 Cyprus PERIOCHI KOILADAS XYLOURIKOU Map
CY4000010 Cyprus CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY6000011 Cyprus LIMNI OROKLINIS Map
CY4000023 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
IT9210266 Italy Valle del Tuorno - Bosco Luceto Map
ES5310120 Spain Es Clot des Guix Map
ES5310127 Spain Costa Brava de Tramuntana Map
ES5310128 Spain Cap Enderrocat i cap Blanc Map
IT2030008 Italy Il Toffo Map
ES5310125 Spain Albufera de Mallorca Map
CY3000002 Cyprus SPA KAVO GKREKO Map
ITB013049 Italy Campu Giavesu Map
IT9120012 Italy Scoglio dell'Eremita Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Curruca Cabecinegra Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fauvette mélanocéphale French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kleine Zwartkop Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kucsmás poszáta Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Occhiocotto Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pokrzewka aksamitna Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Samettipääkerttu Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sammetshätta Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Samtkopfgrasmücke German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sardinian Warbler English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Toutinegra-de-cabeça-preta Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:12670 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
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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