Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Tetraogallus > Species: Tetraogallus caucasicus

Caucasian Snowcock - Tetraogallus caucasicus (Pallas,1811)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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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

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Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Caucasian Snowcock English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasianlumikana Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasisch Berghoen Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasisches Königshuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasisk snöhöna Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukázusi királyfogoly Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdigallo Caucasiano Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tétraogalle du Caucase French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tetraogallo del Caucaso Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tetraogalo do Cáucaso Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Velekur kavkazský Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Tetraogallus caucasica Pallas,1811

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
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External data

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