Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Fringillidae > Genus: Loxia > Species: Loxia curvirostra

Crossbill - Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Secure
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 208 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A369

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
DE4229401 Germany Vogelschutzgebiet Hochharz Map
DE5314303 Germany NSG Krombachtalsperre Map
DE5723302 Germany Westerngrund von Neuengronau und Breunings Map
ES0000007 Spain Cañón del Río Lobos - ZEPA Map
ES0000010 Spain Sierra de Guadarrama - ZEPA Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000035 Spain Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Map
ES0000037 Spain Es Trenc - Salobrar de Campos Map
ES0000038 Spain S'Albufera de Mallorca Map
ES0000045 Spain Sierra Alhamilla Map
ES0000052 Spain Sierra Pelada y Rivera del Aserrador Map
ES0000073 Spain Costa Brava de Mallorca Map
ES0000074 Spain Cap de cala Figuera Map
ES0000081 Spain Cap Enderrocat - Cap Blanc Map
ES0000084 Spain Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera Map
ES0000145 Spain Mondragó Map
ES0000186 Spain Pinares del Bajo Alberche - ZEPA Map
ES0000189 Spain Campo Azálvaro - Pinares de Peguerinos - ZEPA Map
ES0000193 Spain Sierra de la Tesla-Valdivielso - ZEPA Map
ES0000210 Spain Alto Sil Map
ES0000221 Spain Sa Dragonera Map
ES0000222 Spain La Trapa Map
ES0000355 Spain Hurdes Map
ES0000364 Spain Omaña - ZEPA Map
ES2110003 Spain Urkabustaizko irla-hariztiak / Robledales isla de Urkabustaiz Map
ES4110002 Spain Sierra de Gredos Map
ES4120012 Spain Sierra de la Demanda - ZEPA Map
ES4120028 Spain Monte Santiago Map
ES4120030 Spain Montes Obarenes Map
ES4120031 Spain Sabinares del Arlanza - ZEPA Map
ES4130003 Spain Picos de Europa en Castilla y León Map
ES4130022 Spain Montes Aquilanos Map
ES4130024 Spain Sierra de la Cabrera - ZEPA Map
ES4130035 Spain Valle de San Emiliano Map
ES4140011 Spain Fuentes Carrionas y Fuente Cobre-Montaña Palentina Map
ES4150005 Spain Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia -ZEPA Map
ES4150006 Spain Candelario - ZEPA Map
ES4160048 Spain Lagunas de Cantalejo - ZEPA Map
ES4170013 Spain Sierra de Urbión Map
ES4170044 Spain Sierra del Moncayo - ZEPA Map
ES6110003 Spain Sierra Maria - Los Vélez Map
ES6130002 Spain Sierras Subbéticas Map
ES6140004 Spain Sierra Nevada Map
ES6150007 Spain Peñas de Aroche Map
ES6170002 Spain Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo Map
ES6170003 Spain Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes Map
ES6170006 Spain Sierra de Las Nieves Map
ES6170007 Spain Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Map
IT1110006 Italy Orsiera Rocciavré Map
IT1110080 Italy Val Troncea Map
IT1160021 Italy Gruppo del Tenibres Map
IT1160056 Italy Alpi Marittime Map
IT1313712 Italy Cima di Piano Cavallo - Bric Cornia Map
IT1313776 Italy Piancavallo Map
IT1314611 Italy Monte Gerbonte Map
IT1314679 Italy Toraggio - Gerbonte Map
IT1315380 Italy Testa d'Alpe - Alto Map
IT1315421 Italy Monte Toraggio - Monte Pietravecchia Map
IT1321313 Italy Foresta della Deiva - Torrente Erro Map
IT1331578 Italy Beigua - Turchino Map
IT2010003 Italy Versante Nord del Campo dei Fiori Map
IT2010004 Italy Grotte del Campo dei Fiori Map
IT2020003 Italy Palude di Albate Map
IT2020301 Italy Triangolo Lariano Map
IT2030003 Italy Monte Barro Map
IT2030301 Italy Monte Barro Map
IT2040003 Italy Val Federia Map
IT2040005 Italy Valle della Forcola Map
IT2040006 Italy La Vallaccia - Pizzo Filone Map
IT2040007 Italy Passo e Monte di Foscagno Map
IT2040011 Italy Monte Vago - Val di Campo - Val Nera Map
IT2040012 Italy Val Viola Bormina - Ghiacciaio di Cima dei Piazzi Map
IT2040016 Italy Monte di Scerscen - Ghiacciai di Scerscen - Monte Motta Map
IT2040017 Italy Disgrazia - Sissone Map
IT2040018 Italy Val Codera Map
IT2040020 Italy Val di Mello - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
IT2040021 Italy Val di Togno - Pizzo Scalino Map
IT2040024 Italy da Monte Belvedere a Vallorda Map
IT2040027 Italy Valle del Bitto di Gerola Map
IT2040034 Italy Valle d'Arigna e Ghiacciaio di Pizzo di Coca Map
IT2040038 Italy Val Fontana Map
IT2040039 Italy Val Zerta Map
IT2040040 Italy Val Bodengo Map
IT2040044 Italy Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT2060005 Italy Val Sedornia - Val Zurio - Pizzo della Presolana Map
IT2060006 Italy Boschi del Giovetto di Paline Map
IT2060304 Italy Val di Scalve Map
IT2070001 Italy Torbiere del Tonale Map
IT2070002 Italy Monte Piccolo - Monte Colmo Map
IT2070003 Italy Val Rabbia e Val Galinera Map
IT2070005 Italy Pizzo Badile - Alta Val Zumella Map
IT2070006 Italy Pascoli di Crocedomini - Alta Val Caffaro Map
IT2070008 Italy Cresta Monte Colombé e Cima Barbignaga Map
IT2070010 Italy Piz Olda - Val Malga Map
IT2070011 Italy Torbiera La Goia Map
IT2070017 Italy Valli di San Antonio Map
IT2070021 Italy Valvestino Map
IT2070022 Italy Corno della Marogna Map
IT2070023 Italy Belvedere - Tri Plane Map
IT2070301 Italy Foresta di Legnoli Map
IT2070302 Italy Val Caffaro Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
IT2080021 Italy Monte Alpe Map
IT2080301 Italy Boschi del Ticino Map
IT3120020 Italy Palu' Longa Map
IT3120031 Italy Masi Carretta Map
IT3120034 Italy Paludi di Sternigo Map
IT3120041 Italy Lago Costa Map
IT3120045 Italy Lagabrun Map
IT3120046 Italy Prati di Monte Map
IT3120054 Italy La Rupe Map
IT3120056 Italy Palu' Longia Map
IT3120057 Italy Palu' Tremole Map
IT3120096 Italy Bocca di Caset Map
IT3120109 Italy Valle Flanginech Map
IT3210039 Italy Monte Baldo Ovest Map
IT3210040 Italy Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine Map
IT3230017 Italy Monte Pelmo - Mondeval - Formin Map
IT3230060 Italy Torbiere di Danta Map
IT3230071 Italy Dolomiti di Ampezzo Map
IT3230077 Italy Foresta del Cansiglio Map
IT3230078 Italy Gruppo del Popera - Dolomiti di Auronzo e di Val Comelico Map
IT3230080 Italy Val Talagona - Gruppo Monte Cridola - Monte Duranno Map
IT3230083 Italy Dolomiti Feltrine e Bellunesi Map
IT3230084 Italy Civetta - Cime di San Sebastiano Map
IT3260017 Italy Colli Euganei - Monte Lozzo - Monte Ricco Map
IT4010013 Italy Monte Dego, Monte Veri, Monte delle Tane Map
IT5210001 Italy Boschi di Monti di Sodolungo - Rosso (Città di Castello) Map
IT5210004 Italy Boschi di Pietralunga Map
IT5310006 Italy Colle S. Bartolo Map
IT5310024 Italy Colle San Bartolo e litorale pesarese Map
IT9310069 Italy Parco Nazionale della Calabria Map
PLB200002 Poland Puszcza Augustowska Map
PTZPE0033 Portugal Pico da Vara / Ribeira do Guilherme - Ilha de S. Miguel Map
SKUEV0332 Slovakia Cergov Map
SKUEV0163 Slovakia Rudava Map
SKUEV0106 Slovakia Muran Map
SKUEV0218 Slovakia Mociarka Map
IT2030601 Italy Grigne Map
SKUEV0166 Slovakia Ciglat Map
SKUEV0287 Slovakia Galmus Map
SKUEV0113 Slovakia Dlhe luky Map
IT9350154 Italy Torrente Menta Map
ES6110004 Spain Sierra del Oso Map
SKUEV0172 Slovakia Beznisko Map
IT2040403 Italy Riserva Regionale Paluaccio di Oga Map
SKUEV0313 Slovakia Devinske jazero Map
IT2040601 Italy Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile - Val di Mello - Val Torrone - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
SKUEV0102 Slovakia Certov Map
IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
IT5220010 Italy Monte Solenne (Valnerina) Map
SKUEV0282 Slovakia Tisovsky kras Map
SKUEV0116 Slovakia Jakubovske rybniky Map
IT2040602 Italy Valle dei Ratti - Cime di Gaiazzo Map
IT2040401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi Map
SKUEV0171 Slovakia Zelienka Map
SKUEV0226 Slovakia Vanisovec Map
SKUEV0220 Slovakia Sastinsky potok Map
IT5220016 Italy Monte la Pelosa - Colle Fergiara (Valnerina) Map
SKUEV0125 Slovakia Gajarske aluvium Moravy Map
IT9310071 Italy Vallone Freddo Map
ES6150012 Spain Dehesa del Estero y Montes de Moguer Map
IT2010019 Italy Monti della Valcuvia Map
IT3321001 Italy Alpi Carniche Map
SKUEV0225 Slovakia Muranska planina Map
SKUEV0367 Slovakia Holubyho kopanice Map
SKUEV0310 Slovakia Kralovoholske Tatry Map
SKUEV0219 Slovakia Malina Map
IT1343415 Italy Guaitarola Map
IT2070401 Italy Parco Naturale Adamello Map
SKUEV0204 Slovakia Homola Map
IT9310079 Italy Cozzo del Principe Map
IT2070402 Italy Alto Garda Bresciano Map
IT3230089 Italy Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico Map
SKUEV0319 Slovakia Polana Map
IT2040402 Italy Riserva Regionale Bosco dei Bordighi Map
SKUEV0179 Slovakia Cerveny rybnik Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
IT9310083 Italy Pineta del Cupone Map
ES6140006 Spain Sierra de Arana Map
IT1323201 Italy Finalese - Capo Noli Map
SKUEV0316 Slovakia Sranecke piesky Map
ES6170011 Spain Sierra Blanca Map
PTCON0008 Portugal Sintra / Cascais Map
IT2060401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Bergamasche Map
SKUEV0203 Slovakia Stolica Map
IT1315313 Italy Gouta - Testa d'Alpe - Valle Barbaira Map
SKUEV0331 Slovakia Cergovsky Mincol Map
IT9310067 Italy Foreste Rossanesi Map
PLH020047 Poland Torfowiska Gór Izerskich Map
SKUEV0281 Slovakia Trstie Map
SKUEV0200 Slovakia Klenovsky Vepor Map
SKUEV0173 Slovakia Kotlina Map
ROSPA0107 Romania Vânători-Neamț Map
ROSPA0025 Romania Cozia - Buila - Vânturarița Map
ROSPA0081 Romania Munții Apuseni - Vlădeasa Map
ROSPA0093 Romania Pădurea Bogata Map
AT2211000 Austria Hartberger-Gmoos Map
AT3210001 Austria Hohe Tauern, Salzburg Map
ROSPA0133 Romania Munții Călimani Map
ROSPA0134 Romania Munții Gutâi Map
ROSPA0141 Romania Subcarpații Vrancei Map
ES5310127 Spain Costa Brava de Tramuntana Map
ES5310128 Spain Cap Enderrocat i cap Blanc Map
ES5310125 Spain Albufera de Mallorca Map
IT4050032 Italy Monte dei Cucchi, Pian di Balestra Map
PTMIG0024 Portugal Serra da Tronqueira / Planalto dos Graminhais Map
IT2080024 Italy Sassi Neri - Pietra Corva Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bec-croisé des sapins French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Crociere Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Crossbill English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cruza-bico-comum Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fichtenkreuzschnabel German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kruisbek Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mindre korsnäbb Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pikkukäpylintu Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Piquituerto Común Spanish 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:16660 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
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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