List name
Birds of Conservation Concern (December 2015) Amber/Red
Owner
k.oliver@nbn.org.uk
List type
Conservation list
Description
Commonly referred to as the UK Red List for birds, this is the fourth review of the status of birds in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, and updates the last assessment in 2009. Using standardised criteria, 244 species with breeding, passage or wintering populations in the UK were assessed by experts from a range of bird NGOs and assigned to the Red, Amber or Green lists of conservation concern. December 2015. Red list description - Red list species are those that are Globally Threatened according to IUCN criteria; those whose population or range has declined rapidly in recent years; and those that have declined historically and not shown a substantial recent recovery. Amber list description - Amber list species are those with an unfavourable conservation status in Europe; those whose population or range has declined moderately in recent years; those whose population has declined historically but made a substantial recent recovery; rare breeders; and those with internationally important or localised populations.
Date submitted
2020-09-25
Date updated
2022-01-10
Is private
No
Included in species pages
No
Authoritative
No
Invasive
No
Threatened
No
Part of the sensitive data service
No
Region
Not provided
Metadata link
https://registry.nbnatlas.org/public/show/dr2406
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Acanthis cabaret
Acanthis cabaret (Müller, PLS, 1776)
Lesser Redpoll
 
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Acanthis flammea
Acanthis flammea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Redpoll
 
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Acrocephalus paludicola
Acrocephalus paludicola (Vieillot, 1817)
Aquatic Warbler
 
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Acrocephalus palustris
Acrocephalus palustris (Bechstein, 1798)
Marsh Warbler
 
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Actitis hypoleucos
Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Sandpiper
 
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Alauda arvensis
Alauda arvensis Linnaeus, 1758
Skylark
 
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Alca torda
Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758
Razorbill
 
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Alcedo atthis
Alcedo atthis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingfisher
 
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Anas acuta
Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758
Pintail
 
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Spatula clypeata
Spatula clypeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Shoveler
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched) Designation
Acanthis cabaret Acanthis cabaret (Müller, PLS, 1776) Lesser Redpoll
red
Acanthis flammea Acanthis flammea (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Redpoll
amber
Acrocephalus paludicola Acrocephalus paludicola (Vieillot, 1817) Aquatic Warbler
red
Acrocephalus palustris Acrocephalus palustris (Bechstein, 1798) Marsh Warbler
red
Actitis hypoleucos Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Sandpiper
amber
Alauda arvensis Alauda arvensis Linnaeus, 1758 Skylark
red
Alca torda Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758 Razorbill
amber
Alcedo atthis Alcedo atthis (Linnaeus, 1758) Kingfisher
amber
Anas acuta Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758 Pintail
amber
Anas clypeata Spatula clypeata (Linnaeus, 1758) Shoveler
amber
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