European Indicators

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Common farmland birds indicator, EU, single European species habitat classification, 1980-2016

Trend of species contributing to the indicator:

  • Moderate decline 20
  • Moderate increase 8
  • Stable 5
  • Steep decline 2
  • Strong increase 0
  • Uncertain 4

Common farmland birds indicator, EU

Species Base year Trend classification
Alauda arvensis 1980 Moderate decline
Alectoris rufa 1998 Moderate decline
Anthus campestris 1991 Uncertain
Anthus pratensis 1980 Moderate decline
Bubulcus ibis 1998 Stable
Burhinus oedicnemus 1998 Stable
Calandrella brachydactyla 1998 Moderate increase
Ciconia ciconia 1980 Moderate increase
Corvus frugilegus 1980 Moderate increase
Emberiza calandra 1980 Moderate decline
Emberiza cirlus 1989 Moderate increase
Emberiza citrinella 1980 Moderate decline
Emberiza hortulana 1980 Steep decline
Emberiza melanocephala 2000 Uncertain
Falco tinnunculus 1980 Moderate decline
Galerida cristata 1982 Steep decline
Galerida theklae 1998 Moderate increase
Hirundo rustica 1980 Stable
Lanius collurio 1980 Stable
Lanius minor 1999 Uncertain
Lanius senator 1998 Moderate decline
Limosa limosa 1984 Moderate decline
Linaria cannabina 1980 Moderate decline
Melanocorypha calandra 1998 Moderate decline
Motacilla flava 1980 Moderate decline
Oenanthe hispanica 1998 Moderate decline
Passer montanus 1980 Moderate decline
Perdix perdix 1980 Moderate decline
Petronia petronia 1998 Moderate increase
Saxicola rubetra 1980 Moderate decline
Saxicola torquatus 1989 Stable
Serinus serinus 1982 Moderate decline
Streptopelia turtur 1980 Moderate decline
Sturnus unicolor 1998 Moderate increase
Sturnus vulgaris 1980 Moderate decline
Sylvia communis 1980 Moderate increase
Tetrax tetrax 1998 Moderate decline
Upupa epops 1982 Uncertain
Vanellus vanellus 1980 Moderate decline

Common farmland birds indicator, EU

Countries
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Ireland
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom

Source of the data: EBCC/BirdLife/RSPB/CSO

Common bird indicators, Europe, single European species habitat classification

Indicator Region Time period No. of species Trend (%)a)
Europe 1980-2016 168 -15
Europe 1980-2016 39 -57
Europe 1980-2016 34 -6

Common bird indicators, EU, single European species habitat classification

Indicator Region Time period No. of species Trend (%)a)
EU 1980-2016 168 -14
EU 1980-2016 39 -56
EU 1980-2016 34 -4
New EU 1982-2016 27 -50
Old EU 1980-2016 39 -54

Regional common bird indicators, single European species habitat classification

Indicator Region Time period No. of species Trend (%)a)
Central & East Europe 1982-2016 23 -46
Central & East Europe 1982-2016 27 -4
North Europe 1980-2016 14 -51
North Europe 1980-2016 26 -20
South Europe 1989-2016 37 -34
South Europe 1989-2016 25 -25
West Europe 1980-2016 22 -57
West Europe 1980-2016 29 1

Regional common bird indicators, BioGeo regional species habitat classification

Indicator Region Time period No. of species Trend (%)a)
Central & East Europe 1982-2016 23 -45
Central & East Europe 1982-2016 34 7
North Europe 1980-2016 14 -47
North Europe 1980-2016 18 -12
South Europe 1989-2016 48 -19
South Europe 1989-2016 32 -14
West Europe 1980-2016 25 -42
West Europe 1980-2016 32 1