Natura 2000 related content is now shown on the Biodiversity Information System for Europe, BISE. Please go to BISE or use the Natura 2000 map viewer for the latest information.
Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Carpodacus > Species: Carpodacus erythrinus

Scarlet Rosefinch - Carpodacus erythrinus (Pallas, 1770)

Images from the web

Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Near Threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 52 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A371


The distribution map is currently disabled. A new map solution will soon become available. In the meantime, please consult other species distribution map providers listed in the Other resources panel below.

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
DE3532401 Germany Vogelschutzgebiet Drömling Map
DE3930301 Germany Fallsteingebiet nördlich Osterwieck Map
DE4031301 Germany Huy nördlich Halberstadt Map
DE5231301 Germany Wipfragrund - Stausee Heyda Map
DE5430401 Germany Mittlerer Thüringer Wald Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
MT0000006 Malta Is-Simar (limiti ta' San Pawl il-Baħar) Map
PLB040003 Poland Dolina Dolnej Wisły Map
PLB040004 Poland Ostoja Nadgoplańska Map
PLB060005 Poland Lasy Janowskie Map
PLB100001 Poland Pradolina Warszawsko-Berlińska Map
PLB140002 Poland Dolina Liwca Map
PLB140004 Poland Dolina Środkowej Wisły Map
PLB200002 Poland Puszcza Augustowska Map
PLB200003 Poland Puszcza Knyszyńska Map
PLB220001 Poland Wielki Sandr Brdy Map
PLB220005 Poland Zatoka Pucka Map
PLB300001 Poland Dolina Środkowej Noteci i Kanału Bydgoskiego Map
PLC140001 Poland Puszcza Kampinoska Map
SI5000015 Slovenia Cerkniško jezero Map
DE5425401 Germany Hessische Rhön Map
IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
PLB080005 Poland Jeziora Pszczewskie i Dolina Obry Map
DE8332471 Germany Murnauer Moos und Pfrühlmoos Map
PLB140014 Poland Dolina Dolnej Narwi Map
DE8141471 Germany Moore südlich des Chiemsees Map
PLB140008 Poland Doliny Wkry i Mławki Map
PLB320010 Poland Wybrzeże Trzebiatowskie Map
PLB080002 Poland Dolina Dolnej Noteci Map
PLB140009 Poland Dolina Kostrzynia Map
PLB300009 Poland Jezioro Zgierzynieckie Map
ROSPA0107 Romania Vânători-Neamț Map
ROSPA0031 Romania Delta Dunării și Complexul Razim - Sinoie Map
AT3301000 Austria Hohe Tauern, Tirol Map
AT2236000 Austria Ober- und Mittellauf der Mur mit Puxer Auwald, Puxer Wand und Gulsen Map
AT2226000 Austria Furtner Teich - Dürnberger-Moor Map
AT2211000 Austria Hartberger-Gmoos Map
AT2205000 Austria Pürgschachen-Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche zwischen Selzthal und dem Gesäuseeingang Map
AT2207000 Austria Hörfeld, Steiermark Map
AT1207000 Austria Kamp- und Kremstal Map
AT2116000 Austria Görtschacher Moos - Obermoos im Gailtal Map
AT3309000 Austria Tiroler Lech Map
AT2103000 Austria Hörfeld Moor - Kärntner Anteil Map
AT1201000 Austria Waldviertel Map
AT3305000 Austria Ötztaler Alpen Map
AT2221000 Austria Gamperlacke Map
AT3205021 Austria Obertauern-Hundsfeldmoor Map
AT2212000 Austria Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche Map
AT1202V00 Austria March-Thaya-Auen Map
AT2229002 Austria Ennstal zwischen Liezen und Niederstuttern Map
AT1221V00 Austria Truppenübungsplatz Allentsteig Map

Protected sites

Please note the site map takes a while to display.

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Camachuelo Carminoso Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ciuffolotto scarlatto Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Dziwonia Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hýl rudý Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Karmazsinpirók Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Karmingimpel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pintarrôxo-carmíneo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Punavarpunen Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Roodmus Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Roselin cramoisi French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rosenfink Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Scarlet Rosefinch English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:16790 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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100