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Population status and trends at the EU and Member State levels

The Article 12 web tool provides an access to EU assessments and Member States’ data compiled as part of the Habitats Directive - Article 12 reporting process. The EU assessments have been carried out in EU 27 for the period 2008-2012 and in EU28 for the period 2013-2018.

Choose period, species and if relevant sub-specific unit.

Once a selection has been made the breeding distribution of the species can be visualized in a map.

The ‘Data sheet info’ includes notes for each assessment per species.

The ‘Audit trail’ includes the methods used for the EU assessment and justifications for decisions made by the assessors.

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Warning: The map does not show the distribution for sensitive species in LT

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Please note that additional information on mouse over values and trends stands for the quality of the underlying data as reported by Member States.

Current selection: 2008-2012, Crex crex [Europe & Western Asia/Sub-Saharan Africa]. Show all
Data from Member States reports
MS Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Areas from gridded maps (km2)
Population Trend Surface Trend Population Trend
Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Area % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Distrib. % MS Range % MS
AT
200 - 500 cmales
0.1 2001-2012 F 1980-2012 x
66764
4.7 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
22400 3.1 71400 4.9
BE
2 - 18 cmales
2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0 #
3589
# 0.3 2000-2012 + (39 - 39) 1980-2012 + (360 - 360) #
3500 0.5 3800 0.3
BG
2000 - 4500 cmales
1.2 2000-2012 - (20 - 50) 1980-2012 - (50 - 60) #
102000
7.1 2000-2012 - (10 - 40) 1980-2012 - (20 - 50) #
35500 4.8 102000 7.0
CZ
1500 - 1700 cmales
0.7 2000-2012 + (33 - 33) 1980-2012 + (425 - 750)
85793
6.0 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 + (100 - 110)
58100 7.9 82600 5.7
DE
2300 - 4100 cmales
1.2 1998-2008 F 1985-2009 0 #
187933
13.2 1998-2009 0 1985-2009 0 #
111200 15.2 192900 13.3
DK
100 - 200 cmales
0.1 2000-2011 F 1980-2011 + (100 - 1000) #
13400
0.9 2000-2011 F 1980-2011 0
1400 0.2 2800 0.2
EE
30000 - 50000 cmales
15.4 2001-2012 - (20 - 50) 1980-2012 0
51800
3.6 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
49100 6.7 50100 3.4
FI
7000 - 12000 cmales
# 3.6 2000-2011 - (32 - 50) 1980-2011 + (2884 - 4548) #
226800
15.9 2001-2012 x 1980-2010 + (225 - 225)
112700 15.4 226800 15.6
FR
295 - 551 cmales
0.2 2000-2012 - (21 - 22) 1980-2012 - (80 - 90)
23000
1.6 2000-2012 - (10 - 30) 1985-2013 - (45 - 45)
8800 1.2 23100 1.6
HU
500 - 2000 cmales
0.4 2000-2012 F 1980-2012 F
36027
# 2.5 2000-2012 F 1980-2012 F
26400 3.6 38200 2.6
IE
135 - 135 cmales
2001-2012 - (16 - 16) 1978-2012 - (85 - 85) #
5500
# 0.4 2000-2012 0 1978-2012 - (92 - 92) #
3400 0.5 5500 0.4
IT
160 - 200 cmales
0.1 2000-2012 - (45 - 61) 1980-2012 - #
20300
1.4 2002-2013 + (57 - 57) 1983-2013 + (1300 - 1300)
9000 1.2 19800 1.4
LT
23000 - 30000 cmales
10.6 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
70400
4.9 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
57200 7.8 68700 4.7
LU
0 - 10 cmales
# 2000-2012 F 1980-2012 - (50 - 100)
74
# 2000-2012 F 1980-2012 F
200 200
LV
61849 - 187719 cmales
42.9 2001-2012 + (1 - 30) 1989-2012 + (40 - 200)
64534
4.5 x 1980-2004 0
66300 9.1 71300 4.9
NL
65 - 240 cmales
# 2002-2011 - (76 - 84) 1980-2011 + (76 - 115)
27737
1.9 1998-2011 0 1977-2011 + (31 - 31)
10600 1.4 28600 2.0
PL
30000 - 48000 cmales
# 15.1 2000-2012 0 x #
x x
RO
8000 - 30000 cmales
6.3 2001-2013 x 1980-2012 x
159400
11.2 2001-2013 x 1980-2012 x
5000 0.7 158200 10.9
SE
1300 - 2600 cmales
# 0.8 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 + (75 - 125) #
206600
14.5 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 x
88500 12.1 206600 14.2
SI
250 - 350 cmales
0.1 2001-2012 - (30 - 75) 1980-2012 - (60 - 70)
5365
0.4 2001-2012 - (15 - 20) 1980-2012 - (20 - 30)
5400 0.7 6000 0.4
SK
1400 - 1700 cmales
0.6 2000-2012 - (1 - 10) 1980-2012 - (10 - 25)
51194
3.6 2000-2012 - (1 - 10) 1980-2012 - (10 - 25)
37700 5.1 54000 3.7
UK
1200 - 1200 cmales
# 0.5 1996-2008 + (112 - 112) 1978-2008 + (63 - 63)
20200
1.4 1989-2009 0 1970-2009 - (74 - 74)
19900 2.7 41300 2.8
EU population status assessments
Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Bird Status Contribution
to target 1
Season Subspecies /
subspecific units
Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Area ST Trend LT Trend Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Trends Status
EU27 171000 - 378000 cmales 0 + 1420000 Secure A B

The hash sign (#) under Subspecies/subspecific units-Trends or Status means that the EU population trends or EU status were not assessed at the same level as the current selection (species and subspecific unit).

In italics, additional assessment at the subspecies or population level (available only for subspecies listed in the Annexes of the Birds Directive).