Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Perdix > Species: Perdix perdix > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Perdix perdix hispaniensis Reichenow, 1892 Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)
Perdix perdix italica Hartert, 1917 Cramp, S. & Simmons, K.E.L. (1980)

Grey Partridge - Perdix perdix (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 77 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code A112


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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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
IT1110005 Italy Vauda Map
IT1110013 Italy Monti Pelati e Torre Cives Map
IT1110051 Italy Peschiere e Laghi di Pralormo Map
IT1110079 Italy La Mandria Map
IT1180002 Italy Torrente Orba Map
IT1180004 Italy Greto dello Scrivia Map
IT1180011 Italy Massiccio dell'Antola - Monte Carmo - Monte Legnà Map
IT2020003 Italy Palude di Albate Map
IT2030003 Italy Monte Barro Map
IT2030301 Italy Monte Barro Map
IT2050007 Italy Fontanile Nuovo Map
IT20B0008 Italy Paludi di Ostiglia Map
IT3320029 Italy Confluenza Fiumi Torre e Natisone Map
IT4040014 Italy Valli Mirandolesi Map
IT4060002 Italy Valli di Comacchio Map
IT4060008 Italy Valle del Mezzano Map
IT5210001 Italy Boschi di Monti di Sodolungo - Rosso (Città di Castello) Map
IT5210003 Italy Fiume Tevere tra San Giustino e Pierantonio Map
IT5210004 Italy Boschi di Pietralunga Map
IT5210011 Italy Torrente Vetorno Map
IT5210013 Italy Boschi del Bacino di Gubbio Map
IT5210014 Italy Monti Maggio - Nero (sommità) Map
IT5210031 Italy Col Falcone (Colfiorito) Map
IT5210032 Italy Piani di Annifo - Arvello Map
IT5210036 Italy Piano di Ricciano Map
IT5210037 Italy Selva di Cupigliolo Map
IT5210041 Italy Fiume Menotre (Rasiglia) Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5210076 Italy Monte Alago (Nocera Umbra) Map
IT8040021 Italy Picentini Map
IT9220144 Italy Lago S. Giuliano e Timmari Map
LU0001022 Luxembourg Grunewald Map
LU0001025 Luxembourg Hautcharage / Dahlem - Asselborner et Boufferdanger Muer Map
LU0001026 Luxembourg Bertrange - Greivelserhaff / Bouferterhaff Map
LU0001028 Luxembourg Differdange Est - Prenzebierg / Anciennes mines et Carrières Map
LU0001029 Luxembourg Région de la Moselle supérieure Map
LU0001030 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette Sud-est - Anciennes minières / Ellegronn Map
LU0002002 Luxembourg Vallée de la Tretterbaach et affluents de la frontière à Asselborn Map
LU0002006 Luxembourg Vallée de la Syre de Moutfort à Roodt/Syre Map
LU0002007 Luxembourg Vallée supérieure de l'Alzette Map
LU0002008 Luxembourg Minière de la région de Differdange - Giele Botter, Tillebierg, Rollesbierg, Ronnebierg, Metzerbierg et Galgebierg Map
LU0002009 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette Sud-est - Anciennes minières / Ellergronn Map
LU0002011 Luxembourg Aspelt - Lannebur, Am Kessel Map
LU0002012 Luxembourg Haff Réimech Map
SE0250009 Sweden Ängsö Map
IT5210027 Italy Monte Subasio (sommità) Map
IT8040011 Italy Monte Terminio Map
IT5220010 Italy Monte Solenne (Valnerina) Map
IT4020023 Italy Barboj di Rivalta Map
IT5220016 Italy Monte la Pelosa - Colle Fergiara (Valnerina) Map
IT5220015 Italy Fosso Salto del Cieco (Ferentillo) Map
IT5210020 Italy Boschi di Ferretto - Bagnolo Map
IT5210059 Italy Marcite di Norcia Map
IT5210054 Italy Fiume Tevere tra Monte Molino e Pontecuti (Tevere Morto) Map
IT2050401 Italy Riserva Regionale Fontanile Nuovo Map
IT5210063 Italy Monti Coscerno - Civitella - Aspra (sommità) Map
IT3311001 Italy Magredi di Pordenone Map
IT20B0016 Italy Ostiglia Map
ROSPA0028 Romania Dealurile Târnavelor și Valea Nirajului Map
ROSPA0062 Romania Lacurile de acumulare de pe Argeș Map
ROSPA0025 Romania Cozia - Buila - Vânturarița Map
AT2230000 Austria Teile des südoststeirischen Hügellandes inklusive Höll und Grabenlandbäche Map
AT2229000 Austria Teile des Steirischen Jogl- und Wechsellandes Map
AT2211000 Austria Hartberger-Gmoos Map
ROSPA0133 Romania Munții Călimani Map
ROSPA0114 Romania Cursul Mijlociu al Someșului Map
ROSPA0141 Romania Subcarpații Vrancei Map
ROSPA0129 Romania Masivul Ceahlău Map
PLB140015 Poland Bagno Pulwy Map
IT4020027 Italy Cronovilla Map
IT1180032 Italy Bric Montariolo Map
LU0002014 Luxembourg Vallées de l'Attert, de la Pall, de la Schwébech, de l'Aeschbech et de la Wëllerbaach Map
LU0002018 Luxembourg Région de Schuttrange, Canach, Lenningen et Gostingen Map
LU0002017 Luxembourg Région du Lias moyen Map
LU0002016 Luxembourg Région de Mompach, Manternach, Bech et Osweiler Map
LU0002015 Luxembourg Région de Junglinster Map
ES2110024 Spain Valderejo-Sobrón-Árcenako mendilerroa / Valderejo-Sobrón-Sierra de Árcena Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Fogoly Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Grey Partridge English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Koroptev polní Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kuropatwa Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Laukirbe Latvian Latvian NRC
Patrijs Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Peltopyy Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdiz Pardilla Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdiz-cinzenta Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Perdrix grise French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rapphöna Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rapphøne Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Rebhuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Starna Italian 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:03670 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
NOBANIS: Perdix perdix 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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