Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Alectoris > Species: Alectoris graeca > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Alectoris graeca saxatilis (Bechstein, 1805) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Alectoris graeca whitakeri (Meisner, 1804) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Alectoris graeca graeca (Meisner, 1804) Fauna Europaea (2010)

Rock Partridge - Alectoris graeca (Meisner, 1804)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 67 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code A109


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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
DE8342301 Germany Nationalpark Berchtesgaden Map
DE8528401 Germany Naturschutzgebiet Allgäuer Hochalpen Map
IT1160018 Italy Sorgenti del Maira, Bosco di Saretto, Rocca Provenzale Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
IT3120017 Italy Campobrun Map
IT3120086 Italy Servis Map
IT3120104 Italy Monte Baldo - Cima Valdritta Map
IT3120105 Italy Burrone di Ravina Map
IT3120112 Italy Arnago Map
IT5210005 Italy Gola del Corno di Catria Map
IT5210007 Italy Valle delle Prigioni (Monte Cucco) Map
IT5210008 Italy Valle del Rio Freddo (Monte Cucco) Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5220025 Italy Bassa Valnerina: Monte Fionchi - Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT7110205 Italy Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Map
IT8040021 Italy Picentini Map
IT8050046 Italy Monte Cervati e dintorni Map
IT8050055 Italy Alburni Map
IT9210165 Italy Monte Alpi - Malboschetto di Latronico Map
IT9210190 Italy Monte Paratiello Map
IT9210195 Italy Monte Raparo Map
IT9210200 Italy Monte Sirino Map
IT9210205 Italy Monte Volturino Map
SI5000002 Slovenia Snežnik - Pivka Map
SI5000019 Slovenia Julijci Map
SI5000020 Slovenia Breginjski Stol Map
SI5000021 Slovenia Vipavski rob Map
SI5000023 Slovenia Kras Map
IT9210270 Italy Appennino Lucano, Monte Volturino Map
DE8330471 Germany Ammergebirge mit Kienberg und Schwarzenberg sowie Falkenstein Map
IT9210275 Italy Massiccio del Monte Pollino e Monte Alpi Map
IT8050024 Italy Monte Cervati, Centaurino e Montagne di Laurino Map
IT9210180 Italy Monte della Madonna di Viggiano Map
IT8050030 Italy Monte Sacro e dintorni Map
IT8050001 Italy Alta Valle del Fiume Bussento Map
DE8433471 Germany Estergebirge Map
IT9310023 Italy Valle del Fiume Argentino Map
IT8050033 Italy Monti Alburni Map
ITA020018 Italy Foce del Fiume Pollina e Monte Tardara Map
IT9210245 Italy Serra di Crispo, Grande Porta del Pollino e Pietra Castello Map
DE8532471 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Schachen und Reintal' Map
IT9210145 Italy Madonna del Pollino Località Vacuarro Map
IT8050013 Italy Fiume Mingardo Map
IT9310005 Italy Cima del Monte Pollino Map
IT9210271 Italy Appennino Lucano, Valle Agri, Monte Sirino, Monte Raparo Map
IT5210055 Italy Gola del Corno - Stretta di Biselli Map
IT3120173 Italy Monte Baldo di Brentonico Map
AT3301000 Austria Hohe Tauern, Tirol Map
HR1000019 Croatia Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Map
HR1000018 Croatia Učka i Ćićarija Map
HR1000033 Croatia Kvarnerski otoci Map
HR1000026 Croatia Krka i okolni plato Map
HR1000028 Croatia Dinara Map
HR1000035 Croatia NP Kornati i PP Telašćica Map
HR1000024 Croatia Ravni kotari Map
HR1000022 Croatia Velebit Map
HR1000036 Croatia Srednjedalmatinski otoci i Pelješac Map
HR1000030 Croatia Biokovo i Rilić Map
HR1000023 Croatia SZ Dalmacija i Pag Map
HR1000029 Croatia Cetina Map
HR1000031 Croatia Delta Neretve Map
HR1000034 Croatia S dio zadarskog arhipelaga Map
HR1000025 Croatia Vransko jezero i Jasen Map
HR1000027 Croatia Mosor, Kozjak i Trogirska zagora Map
IT9210130 Italy Bosco di Chiaromonte-Piano Iannace Map
IT9210135 Italy Piano delle Mandre Map
DE8433401 Germany Karwendel mit Isar Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Coturnice Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kivikkopyy Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kuropatwa skalna Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Orebice horská Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdiz Griega Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdiz-grega Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdrix bartavelle French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rock Partridge English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Steenpatrijs Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Steinhuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Stenhöna Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Szirti fogoly Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Perdix graeca Meisner, 1804

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:03570 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
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External data

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