Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Carduelis > Species: Carduelis hornemanni

Arctic Redpoll - Carduelis hornemanni (Holboell, 1843)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code A543


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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.


Not evaluated


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

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arctic Redpoll English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Czeczotka tundrowa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Organetto artico Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pardillo Ártico Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pintarrôxo de Hornemann Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Polarbirkenzeisig German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sizerin blanchâtre French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Snösiska Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Szürke zsezse Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tundraurpiainen Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Witstuitbarmsijs Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Linota hornemanni Holboell, 1843
Acanthis hornemanni (Holboell, 1843)

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:16640 European bird-ringing
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External data

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