Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Lagopus > Species: Lagopus lagopus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Lagopus lagopus hibernicus (Kleinschmidt, 1758) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Lagopus lagopus scoticus (Latham, 1787) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Lagopus lagopus lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Lagopus lagopus scotica (Latham, 1787)

Willow Grouse - Lagopus lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A105


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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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Baltirbe Latvian Latvian NRC
Dalripa Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lagopède des saules French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lagópode-escandinavo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lagópode-escocês Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Lagópodo Común Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Moerassneeuwhoen Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Moorschneehuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pardwa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
pardwa mszarna Polish Polish NRC
Pernice bianca nordica Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Riekko Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sarki hófajd Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Willow Grouse 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:03290 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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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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