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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Emberizidae > Genus: Emberiza > Species: Emberiza leucocephalos

Pine Bunting - Emberiza leucocephalos Gmelin, 1771

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code A541


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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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
IT51A0015 Italy Dune costiere del Parco dell'Uccellina Map
IT3311001 Italy Magredi di Pordenone Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Emberiza leucocephala)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bruant à calotte blanche French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escrevedeira de Gmelin Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escribano de Gmelin Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fenyõsármány Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fichtenammer German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mäntysirkku Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pine Bunting English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tallsparv Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Witkopgors Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Zigolo golarossa Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Emberiza leucocephala Gmelin, 1771

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:18560 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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