Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Prunellidae > Genus: Prunella > Species: Prunella collaris

Alpine Accentor - Prunella collaris (Scopoli, 1769)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 288 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A267


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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
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
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
DE8239401 Germany Geigelstein Map
DE8241401 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Östliche Chiemgauer Alpen' Map
DE8342301 Germany Nationalpark Berchtesgaden Map
DE8528401 Germany Naturschutzgebiet Allgäuer Hochalpen Map
DE8626401 Germany Hoher Ifen und Piesenkopf Map
ES0000003 Spain Picos de Europa Map
ES0000007 Spain Cañón del Río Lobos - ZEPA Map
ES0000010 Spain Sierra de Guadarrama - ZEPA Map
ES0000016 Spain Ordesa y Monte Perdido Map
ES0000032 Spain Torcal de Antequera Map
ES0000035 Spain Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Map
ES0000070 Spain Sierra de San Pedro Map
ES0000072 Spain Sierra Grande de Hornachos Map
ES0000073 Spain Costa Brava de Mallorca Map
ES0000137 Spain Los Valles Map
ES0000149 Spain Posets - Maladeta Map
ES0000173 Spain Sierra Espuña Map
ES0000174 Spain Sierra de la Pila Map
ES0000192 Spain Humada - Peña Amaya - ZEPA Map
ES0000193 Spain Sierra de la Tesla-Valdivielso - ZEPA Map
ES0000210 Spain Alto Sil Map
ES0000244 Spain Gorobel mendilerroa / Sierra Sálvada Map
ES0000277 Spain Collarada - Ibón de Ip Map
ES0000279 Spain Alto Cinca Map
ES0000280 Spain Cotiella - Sierra Ferrera Map
ES0000281 Spain El Turbón y Sierra de Sís Map
ES0000282 Spain Salvatierra - Fozes de Fago y Biniés Map
ES0000283 Spain Sierras de Leyre y Orba Map
ES0000285 Spain San Juan de La Peña y Peña Oroel Map
ES0000287 Spain Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera y Río Onsella Map
ES0000288 Spain Sierra de Mongay Map
ES0000295 Spain Sierra de Alcubierre Map
ES0000297 Spain Sierra de Moncayo - Los Fayos - Sierra de Armas Map
ES0000299 Spain Desfiladeros del Río Jalón Map
ES0000303 Spain Desfiladeros del Río Martín Map
ES0000306 Spain Río Guadalope - Maestrazgo Map
ES0000307 Spain Puertos de Beceite Map
ES0000364 Spain Omaña - ZEPA Map
ES0000367 Spain La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Map
ES0000371 Spain Sierra de Moraleja y Piedra Santa Map
ES0000430 Spain Colonias de Cernícalo Primilla de Alburquerque Map
ES2110004 Spain Arkamu-Gibillo-Arrastaria Map
ES2410001 Spain Los Valles - Sur Map
ES2410002 Spain Pico y Turberas del Anayet Map
ES2410003 Spain Los Valles Map
ES2410005 Spain Guara Norte Map
ES2410006 Spain Bujaruelo - Garganta de Los Navarros Map
ES2410008 Spain Garganta de Obarra Map
ES2410009 Spain Congosto de Ventamillo Map
ES2410010 Spain Monte Pacino Map
ES2410011 Spain Cabecera del Río Aguas Limpias Map
ES2410013 Spain Macizo de Cotiella Map
ES2410023 Spain Collarada y Canal de Ip Map
ES2410024 Spain Telera - Acumuer Map
ES2410025 Spain Sierra y Cañones de Guara Map
ES2410029 Spain Tendeñera Map
ES2410031 Spain Foz Escarrilla - Cucuraza Map
ES2410040 Spain Puertos de Panticosa, Bramatuero y Brazatos Map
ES2410051 Spain Cuenca del Río Airés Map
ES2410052 Spain Alto Valle del Cinca Map
ES2410053 Spain Chistau Map
ES2410054 Spain Sierra Ferrera Map
ES2410056 Spain Sierra de Chía - Congosto de Seira Map
ES2410059 Spain El Turbón Map
ES2410154 Spain Turberas del Macizo de Los Infiernos Map
ES2410155 Spain Turberas de Acumuer 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
ES4120036 Spain Hoces del Alto Ebro y Rudrón - ZEPA Map
ES4130003 Spain Picos de Europa en Castilla y León Map
ES4130010 Spain Sierra de los Ancares 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
ES4170013 Spain Sierra de Urbión Map
ES4170044 Spain Sierra del Moncayo - ZEPA Map
ES4190009 Spain Lago de Sanabria y alrededores - ZEPA Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES6130002 Spain Sierras Subbéticas Map
ES6140004 Spain Sierra Nevada Map
ES6170003 Spain Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes Map
IT1110006 Italy Orsiera Rocciavré Map
IT1110080 Italy Val Troncea Map
IT1314610 Italy Monte Saccarello - Monte Fronté Map
IT1314611 Italy Monte Gerbonte Map
IT1314677 Italy Saccarello - Garlenda Map
IT1314679 Italy Toraggio - Gerbonte Map
IT1315421 Italy Monte Toraggio - Monte Pietravecchia Map
IT1323920 Italy Monte Galero Map
IT1331578 Italy Beigua - Turchino Map
IT2020301 Italy Triangolo Lariano Map
IT2020303 Italy Valsolda Map
IT2030001 Italy Grigna Settentrionale Map
IT2030002 Italy Grigna Meridionale 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
IT2040019 Italy Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile Map
IT2040020 Italy Val di Mello - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
IT2040021 Italy Val di Togno - Pizzo Scalino Map
IT2040023 Italy Valle dei Ratti Map
IT2040026 Italy Val Lesina Map
IT2040027 Italy Valle del Bitto di Gerola Map
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IT2040030 Italy Val Madre Map
IT2040031 Italy Val Cervia Map
IT2040033 Italy Val Venina Map
IT2040034 Italy Valle d'Arigna e Ghiacciaio di Pizzo di Coca Map
IT2040035 Italy Val Bondone - Val Caronella Map
IT2040036 Italy Val Belviso Map
IT2040039 Italy Val Zerta Map
IT2040040 Italy Val Bodengo Map
IT2040044 Italy Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT2060001 Italy Valtorta e Valmoresca Map
IT2060002 Italy Valle di Piazzatorre - Isola di Fondra Map
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IT2060004 Italy Alta Val di Scalve Map
IT2060005 Italy Val Sedornia - Val Zurio - Pizzo della Presolana Map
IT2060007 Italy Valle Asinina Map
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IT2060011 Italy Canto Alto e Valle del Giongo Map
IT2070001 Italy Torbiere del Tonale Map
IT2070002 Italy Monte Piccolo - Monte Colmo Map
IT2070003 Italy Val Rabbia e Val Galinera Map
IT2070004 Italy Monte Marser - Corni di Bos Map
IT2070005 Italy Pizzo Badile - Alta Val Zumella Map
IT2070006 Italy Pascoli di Crocedomini - Alta Val Caffaro Map
IT2070007 Italy Vallone del Forcel Rosso Map
IT2070009 Italy Versanti dell'Avio Map
IT2070010 Italy Piz Olda - Val Malga Map
IT2070012 Italy Torbiere di Val Braone Map
IT2070013 Italy Ghiacciaio dell'Adamello Map
IT2070015 Italy Monte Cas - Cima di Corlor Map
IT2070016 Italy Cima Comer Map
IT2070017 Italy Valli di San Antonio Map
IT2070021 Italy Valvestino Map
IT2070022 Italy Corno della Marogna Map
IT2070302 Italy Val Caffaro Map
IT2070303 Italy Val Grigna Map
IT3120104 Italy Monte Baldo - Cima Valdritta Map
IT3120126 Italy Val Noana Map
IT3210039 Italy Monte Baldo Ovest Map
IT3210040 Italy Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine Map
IT3220036 Italy Altopiano dei Sette Comuni Map
IT3220037 Italy Colli Berici Map
IT3260017 Italy Colli Euganei - Monte Lozzo - Monte Ricco Map
IT4010003 Italy Monte Nero, Monte Maggiorasca, La Ciapa Liscia Map
IT4080008 Italy Balze di Verghereto, Monte Fumaiolo, Ripa della Moia Map
IT5110003 Italy Monte Matto - Monte Malpasso Map
IT5110004 Italy Monte Acuto - Groppi di Camporaghena Map
IT5110005 Italy Monte La Nuda - Monte Tondo Map
IT5120001 Italy Monte Sillano - Passo Romecchio Map
IT5130001 Italy Alta Valle del Sestaione Map
IT5130006 Italy Monte Spigolino - Monte Gennaio Map
IT5140005 Italy Muraglione - Acqua Cheta Map
IT5160007 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
IT5160012 Italy Monte Capanne e promontorio dell'Enfola Map
IT5170008 Italy Complesso di Monterufoli Map
IT51A0023 Italy Isola del Giglio Map
IT5210005 Italy Gola del Corno di Catria Map
IT5210014 Italy Monti Maggio - Nero (sommità) Map
IT5210071 Italy Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Map
IT5330004 Italy Monte Bove Map
IT5330029 Italy Dalla Gola del Fiastrone al Monte Vettore Map
IT5340009 Italy Macera della Morte Map
IT7110099 Italy Gole del Sagittario Map
IT7110128 Italy Parco Nazionale Gran Sasso - Monti della Laga Map
IT7110202 Italy Gran Sasso Map
IT7110205 Italy Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Map
IT7120132 Italy Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise ed aree limitrofe Map
IT7120201 Italy Monti della Laga e Lago di Campotosto Map
IT7140129 Italy Parco Nazionale della Maiella Map
IT8030037 Italy Vesuvio e Monte Somma Map
IT9210105 Italy Dolomiti di Pietrapertosa Map
ITA010017 Italy Capo San Vito, Monte Monaco, Zingaro, Faraglioni Scopello, Monte Sparacio Map
PLC120001 Poland Tatry Map
PLC180001 Poland Bieszczady Map
PTCON0001 Portugal Peneda / Gerês Map
PTZPE0002 Portugal Serra do Gerês Map
PTZPE0015 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
IT1315717 Italy Monte Grammondo - Torrente Bevera Map
IT5120019 Italy Monte Pisano Map
IT1342907 Italy Monte Antessio - Chiusola Map
ES2410057 Spain Sierras de Los Valles, Aísa y Borau Map
ES6200004 Spain Sierras y Vega Alta del Segura y Ríos Alhárabe y Moratalla Map
ES6200018 Spain Sierra de la Muela Map
PLH120019 Poland Ostoja Popradzka Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
IT2030601 Italy Grigne Map
IT1315714 Italy Monte Abellio Map
ES2410042 Spain Sierra de Mongay Map
ES4310010 Spain La Serena Map
DE8330471 Germany Ammergebirge mit Kienberg und Schwarzenberg sowie Falkenstein Map
IT2040403 Italy Riserva Regionale Paluaccio di Oga Map
ES2420036 Spain Puertos de Beceite Map
IT2040601 Italy Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile - Val di Mello - Val Torrone - Piano di Preda Rossa Map
IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
IT7110207 Italy Monti Simbruini Map
ES2430034 Spain Puerto de Codos - Encinacorba Map
IT2040602 Italy Valle dei Ratti - Cime di Gaiazzo Map
IT1331909 Italy Monte Zatta - Passo Bocco - Passo Chiapparino - Monte Bossea Map
ES6200016 Spain Revolcadores Map
DE6844471 Germany Großer und Kleiner Arber mit Schwarzeck Map
IT1342806 Italy Monte Verruga - Monte Zenone - Roccagrande - Monte Pu Map
IT2040401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi Map
ES2430028 Spain Moncayo Map
ES2420129 Spain Sierra de Javalambre II Map
ES6200009 Spain Sierra de El Carche Map
IT7110206 Italy Monte Sirente e Monte Velino Map
ES2410076 Spain Sierras de Alcubierre y Sigena Map
IT8030036 Italy Vesuvio Map
ES4310040 Spain Sierra de Moraleja Map
IT1342908 Italy Monte Gottero - Passo del Lupo Map
IT7212121 Italy Gruppo della Meta - Catena delle Mainarde Map
IT7140116 Italy Gessi di Gessopalena Map
ES2410071 Spain Congosto de Olvena Map
ES2420113 Spain Parque Cultural del Río Martín Map
IT3321001 Italy Alpi Carniche Map
ES2430100 Spain Hoces del Jalón Map
ES2420119 Spain Els Ports de Beseit Map
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SKUEV0310 Slovakia Kralovoholske Tatry Map
DE8433471 Germany Estergebirge Map
ES2430110 Spain Alto Huerva - Sierra de Herrera Map
DE8336471 Germany Mangfallgebirge Map
IT5160009 Italy Promontorio di Piombino e Monte Massoncello Map
IT2070401 Italy Parco Naturale Adamello Map
PLB120011 Poland Babia Góra Map
IT7222287 Italy La Gallinola - Monte Miletto - Monti del Matese Map
ES2430047 Spain Sierras de Leyre y Orba Map
IT1315503 Italy Monte Carpasina Map
ITA010029 Italy Monte Cofano, Capo San Vito e Monte Sparagio Map
ES2420124 Spain Muelas y Estrechos del Río Guadalope Map
IT2070402 Italy Alto Garda Bresciano Map
ES1130007 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES2430007 Spain Foz de Salvatierra Map
IT2040402 Italy Riserva Regionale Bosco dei Bordighi Map
IT9310303 Italy Pollino e Orsomarso Map
IT1343412 Italy Deiva - Bracco - Pietra di Vasca - Mola Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
ES2430089 Spain Sierra de Nava Alta - Puerto de La Chabola Map
SKUEV0302 Slovakia Dumbierske Tatry Map
ES6200017 Spain Sierra de Villafuerte Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão / Marão Map
IT1323201 Italy Finalese - Capo Noli Map
IT1331402 Italy Beigua - Monte Dente - Gargassa - Pavaglione Map
IT2060016 Italy Valpredina e Misma Map
PLB020007 Poland Karkonosze Map
IT9210245 Italy Serra di Crispo, Grande Porta del Pollino e Pietra Castello Map
PTCON0008 Portugal Sintra / Cascais Map
IT2060506 Italy Belviso Barbellino Map
IT1333307 Italy Punta Baffe - Punta Moneglia - Val Petronio Map
IT3340006 Italy Carso Triestino e Goriziano Map
DE8532471 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Schachen und Reintal' Map
IT2060401 Italy Parco Regionale Orobie Bergamasche Map
ES2430103 Spain Sierras de Algairén Map
IT5120005 Italy Monte Romecchio - Monte Rondinaio - Poggione Map
IT5160006 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
ES2430088 Spain Barranco de Valdeplata Map
IT1345104 Italy Isola Palmaria Map
ES2430109 Spain Hoces de Torralba - Río Piedra Map
ES2410064 Spain Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera Map
ES6200003 Spain Sierra de La Pila Map
IT7212135 Italy Montagnola Molisana Map
ES0000437 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
UKGIB0001 United Kingdom Rock of Gibraltar Map
AT2220000 Austria Zirbitzkogel Map
AT2219000 Austria Teile des steirischen Nockgebietes Map
AT3210001 Austria Hohe Tauern, Salzburg Map
ROSPA0133 Romania Munții Călimani Map
ROSPA0129 Romania Masivul Ceahlău Map
ES5310127 Spain Costa Brava de Tramuntana Map
DE8433401 Germany Karwendel mit Isar Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Accenteur alpin French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Acentor Alpino Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alpenbraunelle German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alpenheggemus Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alpine Accentor English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alpjärnsparv Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Alppirautiainen Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ferreirinha-alpina Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Havasi szürkebegy Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
plochacz halny Polish Polish NRC
Sordone 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:10940 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
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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Phone: +45 3336 7100