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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Glareolidae > Genus: Glareola > Species: Glareola nordmanni

Black-winged Pratincole - Glareola nordmanni Fischer, 1843

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 3 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A515


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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
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
ROSPA0031 Romania Delta Dunării și Complexul Razim - Sinoie Map
BG0002050 Bulgaria Durankulashko ezero Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Glareolidae)

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) Synonym for this species is listed in Appendix II of the Bonn Convention (CMS). See there for more details.
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aropääskykahlaaja Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Black-winged Pratincole English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Canastera Alinegra Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Feketeszárnyú székicsér Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Glaréole à ailes noires French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdiz-do-mar-d'asa-preta Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pernice di mare orientale Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Schwarzflügel-Brachschwalbe German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Steppevorkstaartplevier Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Svartvingad vadarsvala Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:04670 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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