Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Paridae > Genus: Parus > Species: Parus cyanus

Azure Tit - Parus cyanus Pallas, 1770

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A538


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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.


Least Concern


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

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

Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Paridae)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Azure Tit English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azurmes Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Azuurmees Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Chapim-de-cabeça-branca Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cinciarella azzurra Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Herrerillo Ciáneo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lasurmeise German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lazúrcinege Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mésange azurée French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sikora lazurowa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sýkora azurová Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Valkopäätiainen Finnish 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:14630 European bird-ringing
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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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