Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Bucanetes > Species: Bucanetes githagineus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Bucanetes githagineus amantum (Harter, 1903) Cramp, S. & Perrins, C.M. (1994)
Bucanetes githagineus githagineus (Lichtenstein, 1823) Cramp, S. & Perrins, C.M. (1994)

Trumpeter Finch - Bucanetes githagineus Lichtenstein, 1823

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 52 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A452


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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
ES0000039 Spain Jandía Map
ES0000040 Spain Islotes del norte de Lanzarote y Famara Map
ES0000042 Spain Dunas de Corralejo e Isla de Lobos Map
ES0000045 Spain Sierra Alhamilla Map
ES0000046 Spain Cabo de Gata-Níjar Map
ES0000047 Spain Desierto de Tabernas Map
ES0000096 Spain Pozo Negro Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000098 Spain Salinas de Janubio Map
ES0000099 Spain Los Ajaches Map
ES0000100 Spain La Geria Map
ES0000101 Spain Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio Map
ES0000105 Spain Acantilados de Alajeró, La Dama y Valle Gran Rey Map
ES0000110 Spain Ayagaures y Pilancones Map
ES0000112 Spain Juncalillo del Sur Map
ES0000113 Spain Macizo de Tauro Map
ES0000141 Spain Parque Nacional de Timanfaya Map
ES0000199 Spain Sierra de la Fausilla Map
ES0000261 Spain Almenara-Moreras-Cabo Cope Map
ES0000264 Spain La Muela-Cabo Tiñoso Map
ES0000310 Spain Llanos y cuchillos de Antigua Map
ES6110002 Spain Karst en Yesos de Sorbas Map
ES7010062 Spain Betancuria Map
ES7020049 Spain Montaña Roja Map
ES7020127 Spain Risco de la Mérica Map
IT6040015 Italy Parco Nazionale del Circeo Map
ITA010002 Italy Isola di Marettimo Map
ITA040001 Italy Isola di Linosa Map
ES6110005 Spain Sierra de Cabrera-Bédar Map
ES0000348 Spain Costa del norte de Fuerteventura Map
ES6110012 Spain Sierras Almagrera, de Los Pinos y El Aguilón Map
ES6110004 Spain Sierra del Oso Map
ITA040013 Italy Arcipelago delle Pelagie - area marina e terrestre Map
ES6110011 Spain Sierra del Alto de Almagro Map
ES6200035 Spain Sierra de Almenara Map
ES0000351 Spain Llanos de La Mareta y cantil del Rubicón Map
ES6200031 Spain Cabo Cope Map
ITA030028 Italy Isola di Salina (Monte Fossa delle Felci e dei Porri) Map
ES6320002 Spain Barranco del Nano Map
ES6320001 Spain Zona marítimo terrestre de los acantilados de Aguadú Map
ES6200025 Spain Sierra de la Fausilla Map
ES0000345 Spain Rasca y Guaza Map
ES0000349 Spain Vallebrón y valles de Fimapaire y Fenimoy Map
ES6200024 Spain Cabezo de Roldán Map
ES6110006 Spain Ramblas de Gérgal, Tabernas y Sur de Sierra Alhamilla Map
ES6200015 Spain La Muela y Cabo Tiñoso Map
ES6200012 Spain Calnegre Map
ITA030044 Italy Arcipelago delle Eolie - area marina e terrestre Map
ES6200011 Spain Sierra de las Moreras Map
MT0000027 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Ghawdex: Ta' Cenc Map
ES0000460 Spain Riu Montnegre Map
ES0000461 Spain Serres del Sud d'Alacant Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aavikkotulkku Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Aavikkoutulkku Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Bouvreuil githagine French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Camachuelo Trompetero Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gilak pustynny Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hýl pouštní Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ökentrumpetare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pintarrôxo-trombeteiro Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Roselin githagine French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trombettiere Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trumpeter Finch English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Woestijnvink Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Wüstengimpel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ørkendompap Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Rhodopechys githaginea (Lichtenstein, 1823)

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:16760 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Bucanetes githagineus European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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