Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Bucephala > Species: Bucephala islandica

Barrow's Goldeneye - Bucephala islandica (Gmelin, 1789)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A505


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

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

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Amerikantelkkä Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Barrow's Goldeneye English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Garrot d'Islande French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hohol islandský Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
IJslandse Brilduiker Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Islandsknipa Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Izlandi kerceréce Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato da Islândia Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Porrón Islándico Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Quattrocchi d'Islanda Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sierpiec Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Spatelente German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Anas islandica Gmelin, 1789

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:02170 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Bucephala islandica European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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