Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Ciconiiformes > Family: Ardeidae > Genus: Ixobrychus > Species: Ixobrychus minutus minutus

Ixobrychus minutus minutus Linnaeus, 1766

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 159 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Ixobrychus minutus
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A617

Distribution

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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.

World

Not evaluated

Europe

Least Concern

EU

Not evaluated

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

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
DE2746401 Germany Uckermärkische Seenlandschaft Map
DE2935401 Germany Aland-Elbe-Niederung Map
DE2948401 Germany Schorfheide-Chorin Map
DE2951401 Germany Unteres Odertal Map
DE3036401 Germany Unteres Elbtal Map
DE3239401 Germany Untere Havel/Sachsen-Anhalt und Schollener See Map
DE3339402 Germany Niederung der Unteren Havel Map
DE3437401 Germany Elbaue Jerichow Map
DE3450401 Germany Märkische Schweiz Map
DE3754303 Germany Mittlere Oder Map
DE4137401 Germany Wulfener Bruch und Teichgebiet Osternienburg Map
DE4139401 Germany Mittlere Elbe einschließlich Steckby-Lödderitzer Forst Map
DE4536401 Germany Salziger See und Salzatal Map
DE4638401 Germany Saale-Elster-Aue südlich Halle Map
DE4831401 Germany Gera-Unstrut-Niederung um Straußfurt Map
DE4939302 Germany Restloch Zechau Map
DE4940301 Germany Haselbacher Teiche und Pleißeaue Map
DE5127401 Germany Werra-Aue zwischen Breitungen und Creuzburg Map
DE5227304 Germany NSG Breitunger Seen Map
DE5336401 Germany Plothener Teiche Map
DE5619306 Germany Grünlandgebiete in der Wetterau Map
DE5818401 Germany Main bei Mühlheim und NSG 'Rumpenheimer und Bürgeler Kiesgruben' Map
DE5920401 Germany Bong'sche Grube und Mainflinger Mainufer Map
DE6019303 Germany Untere Gersprenz Map
DE6116301 Germany Riedwiesen von Wächterstadt Map
DE6216302 Germany Eich-Gimbsheimer Altrhein Map
DE6216401 Germany Eich-Gimbsheimer Altrhein Map
DE6316401 Germany Lampertheimer Altrhein Map
DE6416401 Germany Bobenheimer und Roxheimer Altrhein mit Silbersee Map
DE6516401 Germany Neuhofener Altrhein mit Prinz-Karl-Wörth Map
DE6716301 Germany Rheinniederung Germersheim-Speyer Map
DE6716401 Germany NSG Mechtersheimer Tongruben Map
DE6716403 Germany Rußheimer Altrhein Map
DE6716404 Germany Heiligensteiner Weiher Map
DE6717401 Germany Wagbachniederung Map
DE6815401 Germany Neupotzer Altrhein Map
DE6816301 Germany Hördter Rheinaue Map
DE6816402 Germany Hördter Rheinaue inklusive Kahnbusch und Oberscherpfer Wald Map
DE6816404 Germany Sondernheimer Tongruben Map
DE6915301 Germany Rheinniederung Neuburg-Wörth Map
DE6915402 Germany Wörther Altrhein und Wörther Rheinhafen Map
DE7015405 Germany Neuburger Altrheine Map
DE7243401 Germany Untere Isar oberhalb Mündung Map
DE7243402 Germany Isarmündung Map
DE7322401 Germany Grienwiesen und Wernauer Baggerseen Map
DE7537401 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Vogelfreistätte Mittlere Isarstauseen' Map
DE8220401 Germany Untersee des Bodensees Map
DE8220402 Germany Bodanrück Map
DE8220403 Germany Mindelsee Map
DE8221401 Germany Salemer Klosterweiher Map
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
GR1110008 Greece PARAPOTAMIO DASOS VOREIOU EVROU KAI ARDA Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1220009 Greece LIMNES KORONEIAS - VOLVIS, STENA RENTINAS KAI EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1220011 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA EPANOMIS Map
GR1230004 Greece LIMNI PIKROLIMNI - XILOKERATEA Map
GR1240006 Greece LIMNI KAI FRAGMA AGRA Map
GR1260008 Greece TECHNITI LIMNI KERKINIS - OROS KROUSIA Map
GR1270013 Greece YGROTOPOI NEAS FOKAIAS Map
GR1320003 Greece LIMNI ORESTIAS (KASTORIAS) Map
GR1340001 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON Map
GR1340007 Greece LIMNI PETRON Map
GR1420008 Greece KATO OLYMPOS, OROS GODAMANI KAI KOILADA RODIAS Map
GR2110004 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA Map
GR2120005 Greece YGROTOPOS EKVOLON KALAMA KAI NISOS PRASOUDI Map
GR2130005 Greece LIMNI IOANNINON Map
GR2210004 Greece NISIDES STAMFANI KAI ARPYIA (STROFADES) KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR2230001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA ANTINIOTI (KERKYRA) Map
GR2230007 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KORISSION (KERKYRA) KAI NISOS LAGOUDIA Map
GR2310013 Greece LIMNI LYSIMACHEIA Map
GR2310014 Greece LIMNI VOULKARIA Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2320006 Greece ALYKI AIGIOU Map
GR2330009 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KOTYCHI - ALYKI LECHAINON Map
GR2420007 Greece MEGALO KAI MIKRO LIVARI - DELTA XERIA Map
GR2420008 Greece LIMNI DYSTOS Map
GR2440005 Greece KATO ROUS KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU POTAMOU Map
GR2530002 Greece LIMNI STYMFALIA Map
GR2540006 Greece YGROTOPOI EKVOLON EVROTA Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR3000013 Greece KYTHIRA KAI GYRO NISIDES: PRASONISI, DRAGONERA, ANTIDRAGONERA, AVGO, KAPELLO, KOUFO KAI FIDONISI 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
GR4120006 Greece NISOS FOURNOI KAI NISIDES THYMAINA ALATONISI, THYMAINAKI, STRONGYLO, PLAKA, MAKRONISI, MIKROS KAI MEGALOS ANTHROPOFAGOS, AGIOS MINAS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4130002 Greece NISIA ANTIPSARA KAI NISIDES DASKALIO, MASTROGIORGI, PRASONISI, KATO NISI, MESIAKO, KOYTSOYLIA KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4220025 Greece NISIDES PAROU KAI NOTIA ANTIPAROS KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4320009 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS Map
GR4320011 Greece DIONYSADES NISOI KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR4340014 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS - FARANGI TRYPITIS - PSILAFI - KOUSTOGERAKO Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
GR4340022 Greece LIMNI KOURNA KAI EKVOLI ALMYROU Map
DE3442304 Germany Beetzsee-Rinne und Niederungen Map
DE5026402 Germany Rhäden von Obersuhl und Auen an der mittleren Werra Map
DE6119401 Germany Untere Gersprenzaue Map
DE6027472 Germany Schweinfurter Becken und nördliches Steigerwaldvorland Map
DE6017401 Germany Mönchbruch und Wälder bei Mörfelden-Walldorf und Groß-Gerau Map
DE6728471 Germany Altmühltal mit Brunst-Schwaigau und Altmühlsee Map
DE5218401 Germany Lahntal zwischen Marburg und Gießen Map
DE6116450 Germany Hessisches Ried mit Kühkopf-Knoblochsaue Map
DE3242421 Germany Rhin-Havelluch Map
DE5914450 Germany Inselrhein Map
DE2649421 Germany Uckerniederung Map
DE5417401 Germany Lahnaue zwischen Atzbach und Gießen Map
DE6217403 Germany Hessische Altneckarschlingen Map
DE7736471 Germany Ismaninger Speichersee und Fischteiche Map
DE5519401 Germany Wetterau Map
DE5026350 Germany Rhäden bei Obersuhl und Bosserode Map
DE4151421 Germany Spreewald und Lieberoser Endmoräne Map
DE6116350 Germany Kühkopf-Knoblochsaue Map
DE3542421 Germany Mittlere Havelniederung Map
DE3145421 Germany Obere Havelniederung Map
DE4649451 Germany Teiche nordwestlich Kamenz Map
DE4639451 Germany Leipziger Auwald Map
DE8123441 Germany Blitzenreuter Seenplatte mit Altshauser Weiher Map
DE4752451 Germany Teiche zwischen Neschwitz und Lomske Map
DE4641451 Germany Laubwaldgebiete östlich Leipzig Map
DE4554451 Germany Teichgebiete Niederspree-Hammerstadt Map
DE8324441 Germany Schwarzensee und Kolbenmoos Map
DE4941451 Germany Eschefelder Teiche Map
DE8125441 Germany Rohrsee Map
DE4840451 Germany Lobstädter Lachen Map
DE4840452 Germany Speicherbecken Borna und Teichgebiet Haselbach Map
DE4552451 Germany Biosphärenreservat Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Map
DE4841451 Germany Bergbaufolgelandschaft Bockwitz Map
DE4753451 Germany Feldgebiete in der östlichen Oberlausitz Map
DE7015441 Germany Rheinniederung Elchesheim - Karlsruhe Map
DE2242401 Germany Mecklenburgische Schweiz und Kummerower See Map
DE4940420 Germany Nordöstliches Altenburger Land Map
DE4655451 Germany Teiche und Wälder um Mückenhain Map
DE5237420 Germany Auma-Aue mit Wolcheteiche und Struthbach-Niederung 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
GR1420011 Greece PERIOCHI THESSALIKOU KAMPOU Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
GR4110011 Greece OROS OLYMPOS LESVOU Map
GR1150012 Greece THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI Map
GR2320011 Greece YGROTOPOI KALOGRIAS-LAMIAS KAI DASOS STROFYLIAS Map
GR1110011 Greece KOILADA ERYTHROPOTAMOU: ASVESTADES, KOUFOVOUNO, VRYSIKA Map
GR2540008 Greece NOTIA MANI Map
GR2310016 Greece LIMNI AMVRAKIA Map
GR4110014 Greece NISOS AGIOS EFSTRATIOS KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
GR1430007 Greece PERIOCHI TAMIEFTIRON PROIN LIMNIS KARLAS Map
GR4220030 Greece DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR3000016 Greece YGROTOPOS SCHINIA Map
GR1150011 Greece OROS PANGAIO KAI NOTIES YPOREIES TOU Map
GR1110012 Greece SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR1430008 Greece OROS PILIO Map
GR2230008 Greece DIAPONTIA NISIA (OTHONOI, EREIKOUSA, MATHRAKI KAI VRACHONISIDES) Map
GR1340008 Greece LIMNES ChEIMADITIDA KAI ZAZARI Map
GR2420012 Greece OROS OCHI, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES Map
GR4220032 Greece VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES Map
GR1420015 Greece DELTA PINEIOU Map
GR4310013 Greece ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) Map
GR4110013 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS GERAS, ELI NTIPI KAI CHARAMIDA Map
DE6639472 Germany Charlottenhofer Weihergebiet, Hirtlohweiher und Langwiedteiche Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) Western Palearctic population http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

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ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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