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

Cretzschmar's Bunting - Emberiza caesia Cretzschmar, 1826

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Secure
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 168 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A447

Distribution

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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
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
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
CY5000004 Cyprus ETHNIKO DASIKO PARKO TROODOUS Map
CY6000002 Cyprus ALYKES LARNAKAS Map
GR1110002 Greece DASOS DADIAS - SOUFLI Map
GR1110008 Greece PARAPOTAMIO DASOS VOREIOU EVROU KAI ARDA Map
GR1110009 Greece NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU Map
GR1120004 Greece STENA NESTOU Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1260008 Greece TECHNITI LIMNI KERKINIS - OROS KROUSIA Map
GR1260009 Greece KOILADA TIMIOU PRODROMOU-MENOIKION Map
GR1260010 Greece OROS BELES Map
GR1310002 Greece VALIA KALNTA KAI TECHNITI LIMNI AOOU Map
GR1420006 Greece OROS MAVROVOUNI Map
GR1420007 Greece OROS OSSA Map
GR1420008 Greece KATO OLYMPOS, OROS GODAMANI KAI KOILADA RODIAS Map
GR1420009 Greece STENA KALAMAKIOU KAI ORI ZARKOU Map
GR1430005 Greece NISIA KYRA PANAGIA, PIPERI, PSATHOURA KAI GYRO NISIDES AGIOS GEORGIOS, NISOI ADELFOI, LECHOUSA, GAIDOURONISIA Map
GR1440005 Greece ANTICHASIA ORI KAI METEORA Map
GR1440006 Greece KORYFES OROUS KOZIAKA Map
GR2120008 Greece ORI PARAMYTHIAS, STENA KALAMA ΚΑΙ STENA ACHERONTA Map
GR2210001 Greece DYTIKES KAI VOREIOANATOLIKES AKTES ZAKYNTHOU Map
GR2310011 Greece OROS TSEREKAS (AKARNANIKA) Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2320010 Greece ORI BARMPAS, KLOKOS, FARANGI SELINOUNTA Map
GR2330002 Greece OROPEDIO FOLOIS Map
GR2410002 Greece OROS PARNASSOS Map
GR2420006 Greece SKYROS: OROS KOCHYLAS Map
GR2420008 Greece LIMNI DYSTOS Map
GR2440007 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS OITIS - KOILADA ASOPOU Map
GR2530002 Greece LIMNI STYMFALIA Map
GR2540006 Greece YGROTOPOI EKVOLON EVROTA Map
GR2540007 Greece ORI ANATOLIKIS LAKONIAS Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR2550009 Greece OROS TAYGETOS - LAGKADA TRYPIS Map
GR3000001 Greece OROS PARNITHA Map
GR3000011 Greece NISIDES MYRTOOU PELAGOUS: FALKONERA,VELOPOULA, ANANES KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR3000012 Greece NISOS ANTIKYTHIRA KAI NISIDES PRASONISI, LAGOUVARDOS, PLAKOULITHRA KAI NISIDES THYMONIES Map
GR3000013 Greece KYTHIRA KAI GYRO NISIDES: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA, AVGO, KAPELLO, KOUFO KAI FIDONISI Map
GR3000014 Greece PERIOCHI LEGRENON - NISIDA PATROKLOU Map
GR4110006 Greece LIMNOS, LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS, NISOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES KOMPIOKASTRIA, TIGANI, KARKALAS, PRASONISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KAI KOLPOS KALLONIS Map
GR4110008 Greece NISIDES KAI VRACHONISIDES LIMNOU: NISOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES, KOMPIO, KASTRIA, TIGANI, KARKALAS, PRASONISI Map
GR4110009 Greece NISIDES LESVOU (SYMPLEGMA TOMARONISION, KODONAS, AGIOS GEORGIOS, GLARONISI, KLP) KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI) Map
GR4120005 Greece NISOS IKARIA (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4120006 Greece NISOS FOURNOI KAI NISIDES THYMAINA ALATONISI, THYMAINAKI, STRONGYLO, PLAKA, MAKRONISI, MIKROS KAI MEGALOS ANTHROPOFAGOS, AGIOS MINAS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4120007 Greece SAMOS: ALΥKΙ PSILIS AMMOU Map
GR4130002 Greece NISIA ANTIPSARA KAI NISIDES DASKALIO, MASTROGIORGI, PRASONISI, KATO NISI, MESIAKO, KOYTSOYLIA KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210003 Greece VOREIA KARPATHOS KAI SARIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4210014 Greece NISIDES PATMOU: PETROKARAVO, ANYDROS Map
GR4210015 Greece NISOS AGATHONISIOU KAI NISIDES: PITTA, KATSAGANI, NERONISI, STRONGYLI Map
GR4210016 Greece NISOS LEIPSOI (DYTIKO TMIMA) KAI NISIDES: FRAGKOS, MAKRONISI, PILAFI, KAPARI, KALAPODIA, MEGALO ASPRONISI, MAKRY ASPRONISI, KOULOURA, NOTIA ASPRA, SARAKINA, PIATO, PSOMOS, STAVRI, LIRA, ARETHOUSA, MANOLI Map
GR4210017 Greece VOREIODYTIKO TMIMA ARKION KAI NISIDES: AGRELOUSA, STRONGYLI, SPALATHI, SMINERO, TSOUKA, TSOUKAKI, PSATHONISI, KALOVOLOS, MAKRONISI, AVAPTISTOS, KOMAROS Map
GR4210018 Greece NISIDES LEROU: PIGANOUSA, MEGALO GLARONISI, MIKRO GLARONISI, LERIKO Map
GR4210019 Greece NISIDES KALYMNOU: EPANO NERA, SARI, TELENDOS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210020 Greece NISOI KINAROS KAI LEVITHA KAI NISIDES LIADIA, PLAKA, GLAROS, MAVRA KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210021 Greece ANATOLIKO TMIMA ASTYPALEAS KAI NISIDES KOUNOUPI, FTENO, CHONDROPOULO, KOYTSOMYTIS, MONI, AGIA KYRIAKI, TIGANI, CHONDRI, LIGNO, FOKIONISIA, KATSAGRELI, PONTIKOYSSA, FIDOYSSA, KTENIA KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210022 Greece NISOS SYRNA KAI NISIDES MEGALOS ADELFOS, MIKROS ADELFOS, KATSIKAS, MESONISI, PLAKIDA, STEFANIA, NAVAGIO Map
GR4210023 Greece NISIDES KARPATHIOU PELAGOUS: MEGALO SOFRANO, SOCHAS, MIKRO SOFRANO, AVGO, DIVOUNIA, CHAMILI, ASTAKIDONISIA Map
GR4210024 Greece NISOS TILOS KAI NISIDES: ANTITILOS, PELEKOUSA, GAIDOURONISI, GIAKOUMIS, AGIOS ANDREAS, PRASOUDA , NISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210025 Greece ANATOLIKO TMIMA NISOU SYMIS KAI NISIDES KOULOUNDROS SESKLI, TROUMPETO, MARMARAS, KARAVALONISI, MEGALONISI, GIALESINO, OXEIA, CHONDROS, PLATY, NIMOS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI NISOU SYMIS Map
GR4210026 Greece NISOS CHALKI KAI NISIDES: KOLOFONA, PANO PRASSOUDA, TRAGOUSA, STRONGYLI, AGIOS THEODOROS, MAELONISI ALIMIA, KREVVATI, NISAKI, MAKRY KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4210027 Greece KOS: LIMNI PSALIDI - ALYKI Map
GR4210028 Greece NISOS KASOS KAI SYMPLEGMA KASONISION KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220004 Greece FOLEGANDROS ANATOLIKI MECHRI DYTIKI SIKINO KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4220021 Greece MIKRES KYKLADES, VOREIOANATOLIKI AMORGOS, ANATOLIKES AKTES DONOUSAS, GYRO NISIDES KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220022 Greece NISOI CHRISTIANA Map
GR4220023 Greece ANAFI, ANATOLIKO KAI VOREIO TMIMA KAI GYRO NISIDES KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220024 Greece NISOS AMORGOS (VOREIOANATOLIKO TMIMA) KAI NISIDES: PSALIDA, GRAMVOUSSA, NIKOURIA, MIKRO KAI MEGALO VIOKASTRO, KRAMVONISI, PETALIDI Map
GR4220025 Greece NISIDES PAROU KAI NOTIA ANTIPAROS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4220026 Greece NAXOS: ORI ANATHEMATISTRA, KORONOS, MAVROVOUNI, ZAS, VIGLATOURI Map
GR4220027 Greece NISIDES MYKONOU: RINEIA, CHTAPODIA, KAI TRAGONISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4320010 Greece LAZAROS KORYFI - MADARA DIKTIS Map
GR4320016 Greece ORI ZAKROU Map
GR4330006 Greece SOROS - AGKATHI - KEDROS Map
GR4330007 Greece KOURTALIOTIKO FARANGI, FARANGI PREVELI Map
GR4330009 Greece OROS PSILOREITIS (NOTIODYTIKO TMIMA) Map
GR4340014 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS - FARANGI TRYPITIS - PSILAFI - KOUSTOGERAKO Map
CY6000004 Cyprus DASOS STAVROVOUNIOU Map
CY2000011 Cyprus POTAMOS PERISTERONAS Map
CY5000001 Cyprus DASOS LEMESOU Map
CY2000009 Cyprus FOUNTOUKODASI PITSILIAS Map
CY2000002 Cyprus ALYKOS POTAMOS - AGIOS SOZOMENOS Map
CY4000011 Cyprus PERIOCHI AGIATIS Map
CY2000012 Cyprus KOILADA KARGOTI Map
CY4000003 Cyprus KOILADA DIARIZOU Map
CY5000005 Cyprus AKROTIRIO ASPRO - PETRA ROMIOU Map
CY4000014 Cyprus PERIOCHI DRYMOU Map
CY2000008 Cyprus KOILADA KEDRON - KAMPOS Map
CY3000005 Cyprus KAVO GKREKO Map
CY4000002 Cyprus CHA - POTAMI Map
CY5000006 Cyprus KOILADA LIMNATI Map
CY4000015 Cyprus PERIOCHI KRITOU MAROTTOU Map
CY2000004 Cyprus DASOS MACHAIRA Map
CY6000003 Cyprus PERIOCHI LYMPION - AGIAS ANNAS Map
CY2000005 Cyprus MADARI - PAPOUTSA Map
CY2000006 Cyprus DASOS PAFOU Map
CY5000007 Cyprus PERIOCHI ASGATAS Map
CY2000001 Cyprus MAMMARI - DENEIA Map
CY4000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI SKOULLI Map
CY6000005 Cyprus PERIOCHI LEFKARON Map
CY4000013 Cyprus FAROS KATO PAFOU Map
CY4000004 Cyprus VOUNI PANAGIAS Map
CY4000008 Cyprus KOILI - MAVROKOLYMPOS Map
CY4000005 Cyprus EPISKOPI MOROU NEROU Map
CY2000007 Cyprus PERIOCHI PLATY Map
CY2000010 Cyprus KOILADA POTAMOU MAROULLENAS Map
CY4000007 Cyprus XEROS POTAMOS Map
CY4000012 Cyprus PERIOCHI STAYROS TIS PSOKAS - KARKAVAS Map
GR4210030 Greece DYTIKI RODOS: ORI ATTAVYROS & AKRAMYTIS, TECHNITI LIMNI APOLAKKIAS KAI NISIDES GEORGIOU, STRONGYLI, CHTENIES & KARAVOLAS Map
GR4210031 Greece NOTIO AKRO RODOU, PRASONISI, YGROTOPOS LIVADI KATTAVIAS Map
GR4210029 Greece ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS LINDOU - NISIDES PENTANISA KAI TETRAPOLIS, LOFOS PSALIDI Map
GR1270014 Greece CHERSONISOS SITHONIAS Map
GR1110010 Greece OREINOS EVROS - KOILADA DEREIOU Map
GR1420012 Greece PERIOCHI FARSALON Map
GR1420013 Greece PERIOCHI TYRNAVOU Map
GR1420011 Greece PERIOCHI THESSALIKOU KAMPOU Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110011 Greece OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU Map
CY6000007 Cyprus POTAMOS PANAGIAS STAZOUSAS Map
CY3000008 Cyprus LIMNI PARALIMNIOU Map
CY5000010 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHA - POTAMI Map
CY4000019 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA SARAMA Map
CY4000022 Cyprus KREMMOI EZOUSAS Map
CY3000007 Cyprus FRAGMA ACHNAS Map
CY4000018 Cyprus EKBOLES POTAMON EZOUSAS, XEROU, KAI DIARIZOU Map
CY4000020 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA DIARIZOU Map
CY4000016 Cyprus FARANGIA AGIAS AIKATERINIS - AGIAS PARASKEVIS Map
CY5000008 Cyprus PERIOCHI KOILADAS XYLOURIKOU Map
CY4000021 Cyprus KOILADA EZOUSAS Map
CY3000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI AGIAS THEKLAS - LIOPETRI Map
CY2000015 Cyprus VOUNOKORFES MADARIS - PAPOUTSAS Map
CY2000014 Cyprus PERIOCHI ATSA - AGIOS THEODOROS Map
CY4000010 Cyprus CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY4000017 Cyprus GKREMOI CHANOUTARI Map
CY4000023 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS CHERSONISOS AKAMA Map
CY2000013 Cyprus PERIOCHI TZIONIA Map
GR1420014 Greece PERIOCHI ELASSONAS Map
GR1150012 Greece THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI Map
GR4220028 Greece ANDROS: KENTRIKO KAI NOTIO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4220033 Greece NISOS GYAROS KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR2420011 Greece ORI KENTRIKIS EVVOIAS, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES Map
GR4210032 Greece NISOS NISYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2320012 Greece OROS ERYMANTHOS Map
GR4220029 Greece SERIFOS: PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES SERIFOPOULA, PIPERI KAI VOUS Map
GR2540008 Greece NOTIA MANI Map
GR4110014 Greece NISOS AGIOS EFSTRATIOS KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4220030 Greece DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR3000016 Greece YGROTOPOS SCHINIA Map
GR2420010 Greece OROS KANTILI Map
GR4110012 Greece VOREIA LESVOS Map
GR1110012 Greece SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR2450009 Greece EVRYTERI PERIOCHI GALAXEIDIOU Map
GR2110006 Greece KOILADA ACHELOOU KAI ORI VALTOU Map
GR3000015 Greece OROS YMITTOS Map
GR4120008 Greece SAMOS: OROS KERKIS Map
GR1240008 Greece OROS VORAS Map
GR1430008 Greece OROS PILIO Map
GR2420012 Greece OROS OCHI, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES Map
GR4220032 Greece VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2220006 Greece KEFALONIA: AINOS, AGIA DYNATI KAI KALON OROS Map
GR2530006 Greece OROS ZIREIA (KYLLINI) Map
GR4220031 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKI TINOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR4130003 Greece VOREIA CHIOS Map
GR1140009 Greece OROS FALAKRO Map
GR4310013 Greece ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) Map
GR4110013 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS GERAS, ELI NTIPI KAI CHARAMIDA Map
CY3000002 Cyprus SPA KAVO GKREKO Map
CY5000011 Cyprus ZONI EIDIKIS PROSTASIAS KOILADA LIMNATI Map
GR4210034 Greece ΝΗΣΙΔΕΣ ΒΟΡΕΙΩΝ ΔΩΔΕΚΑΝΗΣΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΘΑΛΑΣΣΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΧΗ Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bruant cendrillard French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Bruinkeelortolaan Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Bruinkeelortolan Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cretzschmar's Bunting English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escrevedeira-cinzenta Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Escrevedeira-cinzentra Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Escribano Ceniciento Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Grauer Ortolan German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Grauortolan German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ortolano grigio Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rostsparv Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rozsdás sármány Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ruostekurkkusirkku Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rustværling Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Strnad šedokrký Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:18680 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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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