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EU population status and trends

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Globally the EU population status assessment was carried out at the species level. For subspecies included in the Annexes of the Directive, for subspecies or populations with the international species action plan and for their subspecific counterparts an additional assessment at the subspecies or population level was carried out.

Both, species and subspecies level assessments, are provided in the list below.

Current selection: 2013-2018, Bird Status.
Species / sub-specific Assessment
Acanthis flammea Depleted
Accipiter brevipes Secure
Accipiter gentilis Secure
Accipiter gentilis all others Secure
Accipiter gentilis arrigonii Threatened
Accipiter nisus Secure
Accipiter nisus all others Secure
Accipiter nisus granti Near Threatened
Acridotheres cristatellus
Acrocephalus agricola Unknown
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Declining
Acrocephalus dumetorum Secure
Acrocephalus melanopogon Depleted
Acrocephalus paludicola Near Threatened
Acrocephalus palustris Declining
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Secure
Acrocephalus scirpaceus Secure
Actitis hypoleucos Declining
Aegithalos caudatus Secure
Aegolius funereus Depleted
Aegypius monachus Secure
Agapornis roseicollis
Aix galericulata
Aix sponsa
Alauda arvensis Declining
Alaudala rufescens Declining
Alca torda Secure
Alcedo atthis Secure
Alectoris barbara Unknown
Alectoris chukar Secure
Alectoris chukar
Alectoris graeca Near Threatened
Alectoris graeca all others Near Threatened
Alectoris graeca whitakeri Unknown
Alectoris rufa Near Threatened
Alectoris rufa
Alle alle Not evaluated
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Amandava amandava
Anas acuta Threatened
Anas crecca Declining
Anas platyrhynchos Secure
Anser albifrons Secure
Anser albifrons albifrons Secure
Anser albifrons flavirostris Threatened
Anser anser Secure
Anser anser
Anser brachyrhynchus Secure
Anser brachyrhynchus Secure
Anser brachyrhynchus Secure
Anser caerulescens
Anser canagicus
Anser erythropus Threatened
Anser fabalis Threatened
Anser fabalis fabalis Threatened
Anser fabalis rossicus Secure
Anser indicus
Anthus berthelotii Unknown
Anthus campestris Secure
Anthus cervinus Threatened
Anthus petrosus Unknown
Anthus pratensis Depleted
Anthus spinoletta Unknown
Anthus trivialis Depleted
Apus affinis Threatened
Apus apus Near Threatened
Apus caffer Near Threatened
Apus pallidus Unknown
Apus unicolor Unknown
Aquila adalberti Threatened
Aquila chrysaetos Secure
Aquila fasciata Secure
Aquila heliaca Near Threatened
Ardea alba Secure
Ardea cinerea Secure
Ardea purpurea Secure
Ardeola ralloides Secure
Arenaria interpres Threatened
Asio flammeus Depleted
Asio otus Unknown
Athene noctua
Athene noctua Unknown
Aythya ferina Threatened
Aythya fuligula Threatened
Aythya marila Threatened
Aythya nyroca Unknown
Bombycilla garrulus Secure
Bonasa bonasia Threatened
Botaurus stellaris Secure
Branta bernicla Secure
Branta canadensis Not evaluated
Branta leucopsis Secure
Branta leucopsis
Branta ruficollis Threatened
Bubo bubo Secure
Bubo bubo
Bubo scandiacus Threatened
Bubulcus ibis Secure
Bucanetes githagineus Declining
Bucephala clangula Secure
Bulweria bulwerii Unknown
Burhinus oedicnemus Unknown
Buteo buteo Secure
Buteo jamaicensis
Buteo lagopus Threatened
Buteo rufinus Secure
Cairina moschata
Calandrella brachydactyla Secure
Calcarius lapponicus Threatened
Calidris alba Secure
Calidris alpina Depleted
Calidris alpina alpina Secure
Calidris alpina schinzii Threatened
Calidris canutus Secure
Calidris falcinellus Threatened
Calidris ferruginea Threatened
Calidris maritima Near Threatened
Calidris minuta Secure
Calidris pugnax Near Threatened
Calidris temminckii Near Threatened
Calonectris borealis Unknown
Calonectris diomedea s. str. Unknown
Caprimulgus europaeus Unknown
Caprimulgus ruficollis Near Threatened
Carduelis carduelis Secure
Carduelis carduelis
Carduelis citrinella s. str. Secure
Carduelis corsicana Unknown
Carpodacus erythrinus Near Threatened
Catharacta skua Secure
Cecropis daurica Secure
Cepphus grylle Depleted
Cercotrichas galactotes Declining
Certhia brachydactyla Secure
Certhia brachydactyla all others Secure
Certhia brachydactyla dorotheae Secure
Certhia familiaris Secure
Cettia cetti Secure
Charadrius alexandrinus Declining
Charadrius dubius Unknown
Charadrius hiaticula Secure
Charadrius leschenaultii Threatened
Chersophilus duponti Threatened
Chlamydotis undulata Threatened
Chlidonias hybrida Unknown
Chlidonias leucopterus Secure
Chlidonias niger Depleted
Chloris chloris
Chloris chloris Secure
Chrysolophus amherstiae
Chrysolophus pictus
Ciconia ciconia
Ciconia ciconia
Ciconia ciconia Secure
Ciconia nigra Secure
Cinclus cinclus Unknown
Circaetus gallicus Secure
Circus aeruginosus Secure
Circus cyaneus Threatened
Circus macrourus Threatened
Circus pygargus Threatened
Cisticola juncidis Secure
Clamator glandarius Threatened
Clanga clanga Threatened
Clanga pomarina Secure
Clangula hyemalis Depleted
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Secure
Colinus virginianus
Columba bollii Unknown
Columba junoniae Near Threatened
Columba livia Not evaluated
Columba livia Secure
Columba oenas Secure
Columba palumbus Secure
Columba palumbus azorica Unknown
Columba palumbus palumbus Secure
Columba trocaz Secure
Coracias garrulus Unknown
Corvus corax Secure
Corvus corone Secure
Corvus frugilegus Declining
Corvus monedula Secure
Coturnix coturnix Unknown
Crex crex Near Threatened
Cuculus canorus Secure
Cursorius cursor Near Threatened
Cyanecula svecica Depleted
Cyanistes caeruleus s. str. Secure
Cyanistes teneriffae Unknown
Cyanopica cooki Secure
Cygnus atratus
Cygnus columbianus bewickii Threatened
Cygnus cygnus Secure
Cygnus olor Secure
Delichon urbicum Depleted
Dendrocopos leucotos Unknown
Dendrocopos major Secure
Dendrocopos major all others Secure
Dendrocopos major canariensis Threatened
Dendrocopos major thanneri Unknown
Dendrocopos syriacus Unknown
Dryobates minor Near Threatened
Dryocopus martius Secure
Egretta garzetta Secure
Elanus caeruleus Secure
Emberiza aureola Threatened
Emberiza caesia Secure
Emberiza calandra Secure
Emberiza cia Secure
Emberiza cineracea Threatened
Emberiza cirlus Secure
Emberiza citrinella Declining
Emberiza hortulana Near Threatened
Emberiza melanocephala Unknown
Emberiza pusilla Secure
Emberiza rustica Depleted
Emberiza schoeniclus Declining
Eremophila alpestris Near Threatened
Erithacus rubecula Secure
Eudromias morinellus Unknown
Falco biarmicus Threatened
Falco cherrug Threatened
Falco columbarius Threatened
Falco eleonorae Secure
Falco naumanni Secure
Falco peregrinus Secure
Falco rusticolus Threatened
Falco subbuteo Secure
Falco tinnunculus Secure
Falco vespertinus Threatened
Ficedula albicollis Unknown
Ficedula hypoleuca Declining
Ficedula parva Unknown
Ficedula semitorquata Unknown
Francolinus francolinus asiae
Francolinus francolinus francolinus Secure
Fratercula arctica Secure
Fringilla coelebs Secure
Fringilla coelebs all others Secure
Fringilla coelebs ombriosa Near Threatened
Fringilla montifringilla Depleted
Fringilla polatzeki Threatened
Fringilla teydea s. str. Near Threatened
Fulica atra Depleted
Fulica cristata Threatened
Fulmarus glacialis Threatened
Galerida cristata Declining
Galerida theklae Secure
Gallinago gallinago Declining
Gallinago media Threatened
Gallinula chloropus Secure
Garrulus glandarius Secure
Gavia arctica Secure
Gavia immer Secure
Gavia stellata Secure
Gelochelidon nilotica Secure
Glareola nordmanni Threatened
Glareola pratincola Near Threatened
Glaucidium passerinum Secure
Grus grus Secure
Gypaetus barbatus Threatened
Gyps fulvus Secure
Haematopus ostralegus Threatened
Haliaeetus albicilla Secure
Hieraaetus pennatus Secure
Himantopus himantopus Secure
Hippolais icterina Secure
Hippolais olivetorum Secure
Hippolais polyglotta Secure
Hirundo rustica Declining
Hydrobates castro Unknown
Hydrobates leucorhous Threatened
Hydrobates monteiroi Threatened
Hydrobates pelagicus Unknown
Hydrocoloeus minutus Secure
Hydroprogne caspia Depleted
Iduna caligata Secure
Iduna opaca Secure
Iduna pallida s. str. Secure
Ixobrychus minutus Unknown
Jynx torquilla Depleted
Lagopus lagopus Depleted
Lagopus lagopus hibernica Threatened
Lagopus lagopus lagopus Near Threatened
Lagopus lagopus rossica Threatened
Lagopus lagopus scotica Secure
Lagopus muta Secure
Lagopus muta all others Secure
Lagopus muta helvetica Secure
Lagopus muta pyrenaica Near Threatened
Lanius collurio Secure
Lanius excubitor Threatened
Lanius meridionalis Threatened
Lanius minor Unknown
Lanius nubicus Secure
Lanius senator Near Threatened
Larus argentatus
Larus argentatus Threatened
Larus argentatus
Larus armenicus Threatened
Larus audouinii Threatened
Larus cachinnans Secure
Larus canus Declining
Larus fuscus
Larus fuscus Secure
Larus genei Unknown
Larus glaucoides Unknown
Larus hyperboreus Unknown
Larus ichthyaetus Not evaluated
Larus marinus Near Threatened
Larus melanocephalus Secure
Larus michahellis Unknown
Larus ridibundus Threatened
Leiopicus medius Secure
Leiothrix lutea
Limosa lapponica Secure
Limosa limosa Threatened
Linaria cannabina Depleted
Linaria flavirostris Threatened
Locustella fluviatilis Threatened
Locustella luscinioides Unknown
Locustella naevia Threatened
Lophophanes cristatus Secure
Loxia curvirostra Secure
Loxia leucoptera Secure
Loxia pytyopsittacus Secure
Loxia scotica Unknown
Lullula arborea Secure
Luscinia luscinia Threatened
Luscinia megarhynchos Secure
Lymnocryptes minimus Secure
Lyrurus tetrix Threatened
Lyrurus tetrix britannicus Depleted
Lyrurus tetrix tetrix Threatened
Mareca penelope Threatened
Mareca strepera Secure
Marmaronetta angustirostris Threatened
Melanitta fusca Threatened
Melanitta nigra s. str. Unknown
Melanocorypha calandra Depleted
Meleagris gallopavo Not evaluated
Mergellus albellus Secure
Mergus merganser Secure
Mergus serrator Near Threatened
Merops apiaster Secure
Microcarbo pygmaeus Secure
Milvus migrans Secure
Milvus milvus Secure
Monticola saxatilis Unknown
Monticola solitarius Secure
Montifringilla nivalis Unknown
Morus bassanus Secure
Motacilla alba Secure
Motacilla cinerea Secure
Motacilla citreola Secure
Motacilla flava Depleted
Muscicapa striata Depleted
Myiopsitta monachus
Neophron percnopterus Threatened
Netta rufina Secure
Netta rufina
Nucifraga caryocatactes Unknown
Numenius arquata Near Threatened
Numenius phaeopus Secure
Numenius tenuirostris Threatened
Numida meleagris
Nycticorax nycticorax Secure
Oenanthe cypriaca Secure
Oenanthe finschii Near Threatened
Oenanthe hispanica Declining
Oenanthe isabellina Secure
Oenanthe leucura Depleted
Oenanthe oenanthe Near Threatened
Oenanthe pleschanka Unknown
Onychoprion fuscatus Threatened
Oriolus oriolus Secure
Otis tarda Secure
Otus scops Unknown
Oxyura jamaicensis
Oxyura leucocephala Threatened
Pandion haliaetus Secure
Panurus biarmicus Unknown
Parabuteo unicinctus
Paradoxornis webbianus
Parus major Secure
Passer domesticus s. str.
Passer domesticus s. str. Depleted
Passer hispaniolensis Secure
Passer italiae Threatened
Passer montanus Depleted
Pastor roseus Unknown
Pavo cristatus
Pelagodroma marina Threatened
Pelecanus crispus Secure
Pelecanus onocrotalus Secure
Perdix perdix Threatened
Perdix perdix all others Threatened
Perdix perdix hispaniensis Near Threatened
Perdix perdix italica Extinct
Periparus ater Secure
Periparus ater all others Secure
Periparus ater cypriotes Unknown
Perisoreus infaustus Secure
Pernis apivorus Secure
Petronia petronia Secure
Phalacrocorax aristotelis Depleted
Phalacrocorax aristotelis aristotelis Depleted
Phalacrocorax aristotelis desmarestii Unknown
Phalacrocorax carbo Secure
Phalaropus lobatus Declining
Phasianus colchicus Secure
Phasianus colchicus Threatened
Phoenicopterus roseus Secure
Phoenicurus ochruros Secure
Phoenicurus phoenicurus Secure
Phylloscopus bonelli s. str. Secure
Phylloscopus borealis Threatened
Phylloscopus canariensis Unknown
Phylloscopus collybita s. str. Secure
Phylloscopus ibericus Secure
Phylloscopus orientalis Unknown
Phylloscopus sibilatrix Declining
Phylloscopus trochiloides s. str. Secure
Phylloscopus trochilus Depleted
Pica pica Secure
Picoides tridactylus Secure
Picus canus Unknown
Picus sharpei Declining
Picus viridis s. str. Secure
Pinicola enucleator Secure
Platalea leucorodia Secure
Plectrophenax nivalis Depleted
Plegadis falcinellus Secure
Pluvialis apricaria Secure
Pluvialis squatarola Secure
Podiceps auritus Threatened
Podiceps cristatus Secure
Podiceps grisegena Threatened
Podiceps nigricollis Secure
Poecile cinctus Near Threatened
Poecile lugubris Secure
Poecile montanus Near Threatened
Poecile palustris Secure
Polysticta stelleri Threatened
Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus
Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio Secure
Porzana porzana Unknown
Prunella collaris Unknown
Prunella modularis Secure
Psittacula krameri
Pternistis erckelii
Pterocles alchata Depleted
Pterocles orientalis Threatened
Pterodroma deserta Threatened
Pterodroma madeira Threatened
Ptyonoprogne rupestris Secure
Puffinus lherminieri Near Threatened
Puffinus mauretanicus Threatened
Puffinus puffinus Unknown
Puffinus yelkouan Threatened
Pyrrhocorax graculus Unknown
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Secure
Pyrrhula murina Threatened
Pyrrhula pyrrhula Secure
Rallus aquaticus Unknown
Recurvirostra avosetta Secure
Regulus ignicapilla Secure
Regulus madeirensis Secure
Regulus regulus Depleted
Remiz pendulinus Unknown
Riparia riparia Depleted
Rissa tridactyla Threatened
Saxicola dacotiae Near Threatened
Saxicola rubetra Threatened
Saxicola torquatus Secure
Scolopax rusticola Secure
Serinus canaria Secure
Serinus serinus Secure
Sitta europaea Secure
Sitta krueperi Near Threatened
Sitta neumayer Secure
Sitta whiteheadi Threatened
Somateria mollissima Threatened
Spatula clypeata Near Threatened
Spatula querquedula Threatened
Spilopelia senegalensis Near Threatened
Spinus spinus Secure
Stercorarius longicaudus Secure
Stercorarius parasiticus Threatened
Sterna dougallii Secure
Sterna hirundo Secure
Sterna paradisaea Secure
Sternula albifrons Secure
Streptopelia decaocto Secure
Streptopelia turtur Near Threatened
Strix aluco Secure
Strix nebulosa Secure
Strix uralensis Secure
Sturnus unicolor Secure
Sturnus vulgaris Declining
Surnia ulula Secure
Sylvia atricapilla Secure
Sylvia balearica Secure
Sylvia borin Declining
Sylvia cantillans Secure
Sylvia communis Secure
Sylvia conspicillata Secure
Sylvia crassirostris Unknown
Sylvia curruca Secure
Sylvia hortensis s. str. Secure
Sylvia melanocephala Secure
Sylvia melanothorax Depleted
Sylvia nisoria Unknown
Sylvia ruppeli Secure
Sylvia sarda s. str. Unknown
Sylvia subalpina Secure
Sylvia undata Near Threatened
Syrmaticus reevesii
Tachybaptus ruficollis Secure
Tachymarptis melba Unknown
Tadorna ferruginea Near Threatened
Tadorna ferruginea
Tadorna tadorna Secure
Tarsiger cyanurus Secure
Tetrao urogallus Depleted
Tetrax tetrax Threatened
Thalasseus sandvicensis Secure
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Tichodroma muraria Unknown
Tringa erythropus Near Threatened
Tringa glareola Depleted
Tringa nebularia Secure
Tringa ochropus Secure
Tringa stagnatilis Threatened
Tringa totanus Threatened
Troglodytes troglodytes Secure
Troglodytes troglodytes all others Secure
Troglodytes troglodytes fridariensis Threatened
Turdus iliacus Declining
Turdus merula Secure
Turdus philomelos Secure
Turdus pilaris Secure
Turdus torquatus Unknown
Turdus viscivorus Secure
Turnix sylvaticus Threatened
Tyto alba Secure
Upupa epops Secure
Uria aalge Secure
Uria aalge all others Secure
Uria aalge ibericus Threatened
Vanellus spinosus Threatened
Vanellus vanellus Threatened
Xenus cinereus Threatened
Zapornia parva Unknown
Zapornia pusilla Near Threatened