Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Alectoris > Species: Alectoris graeca graeca

Alectoris graeca graeca (Meisner, 1804)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Natura 2000 sites 49 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Alectoris graeca
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A465

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
IT5210009 Italy Monte Cucco (sommità) Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT6020005 Italy Monti Reatini Map
IT6020025 Italy Monti della Laga (Area Sommitale) Map
IT6020046 Italy Riserva naturale Montagne della Duchessa Map
IT6050008 Italy Monti Simbruini ed Ernici Map
IT6050017 Italy Pendici di Colle Nero Map
IT6050018 Italy Cime del Massiccio della Meta Map
IT6050009 Italy Campo Catino Map
IT6050007 Italy Monte Tarino e Tarinello (area sommitale) Map
BG0002079 Bulgaria Osogovo Map
IT5220010 Italy Monte Solenne (Valnerina) Map
IT5210067 Italy Monti Pizzuto - Alvagnano Map
IT5220016 Italy Monte la Pelosa - Colle Fergiara (Valnerina) Map
BG0002063 Bulgaria Zapadni Rodopi Map
IT6020014 Italy Piana di Rascino Map
IT6020020 Italy Monti della Duchessa (area sommitale) Map
IT5220015 Italy Fosso Salto del Cieco (Ferentillo) Map
BG0000496 Bulgaria Rilski manastir Map
BG0000209 Bulgaria Pirin Map
BG0000399 Bulgaria Bulgarka Map
BG0000494 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan Map
BG0002003 Bulgaria Kresna Map
IT6020007 Italy Gruppo Monte Terminillo Map
BG0002053 Bulgaria Vrachanski Balkan Map
BG0002005 Bulgaria Ponor Map
IT6050004 Italy Monte Viglio (area sommitale) Map
IT5210066 Italy Media Val Casana (Monti Coscerno - Civitella) Map
BG0002058 Bulgaria Sinite kamani - Grebenets Map
BG0002105 Bulgaria Persenk Map
IT6020015 Italy Complesso del Monte Nuria Map
IT5210063 Italy Monti Coscerno - Civitella - Aspra (sommità) Map
IT6030041 Italy Monte Semprevisa e Pian della Faggeta Map
IT6050012 Italy Monte Passeggio e Pizzo Deta (area sommitale) Map
BG0002078 Bulgaria Slavyanka Map
BG0000113 Bulgaria Vitosha Map
BG0000495 Bulgaria Rila Map
BG0002107 Bulgaria Boboshevo Map
BG0000332 Bulgaria Karlukovski karst Map
BG0002084 Bulgaria Palakaria Map
BG0002054 Bulgaria Sredna gora Map
BG0002076 Bulgaria Mesta Map
BG0002072 Bulgaria Melnishki piramidi Map
BG0002002 Bulgaria Zapaden Balkan Map
BG0002113 Bulgaria Trigrad - Mursalitsa Map
BG0002109 Bulgaria Vasilyovska planina Map
BG0002098 Bulgaria Rupite Map
BG0002073 Bulgaria Dobrostan Map
BG0002128 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan bufer Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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