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 Picoides tridactylus
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IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2006 Least Concern
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised

Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Albania Native Extant Yes      
Austria Native Extant       Yes
Belarus Native Extant       Yes
Bosnia and Herzegovina Native Extant Yes      
Bulgaria Native Extant       Yes
China (mainland) Native Extant Yes      
Croatia Native Extant       Yes
Czech Republic Native Extant       Yes
Denmark Vagrant Extant        
Estonia Native Extant       Yes
Finland Native Extant       Yes
France Native Extant       Yes
Germany Native Extant Yes      
Greece Native Extant       Yes
Hungary Vagrant Extant        
Italy Native Extant       Yes
Japan Native Extant Yes      
Kazakhstan Native Extant Yes      
Kyrgyzstan Native Extant       Yes
Latvia Native Extant       Yes
Liechtenstein Native Extant       Yes
Lithuania Native Extant       Yes
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Native Extant       Yes
Mongolia Native Extant Yes      
Montenegro Native Extant Yes      
North Korea Native Extant Yes      
Norway Native Extant Yes      
Poland Native Extant Yes      
Romania Native Extant       Yes
Russia (Asian) Native Extant Yes      
Russia (Central Asian) Native Extant       Yes
Russia (European) Native Extant Yes      
Serbia Native Extant Yes      
Slovakia Native Extant       Yes
Slovenia Native Extant       Yes
Sweden Native Extant       Yes
Switzerland Native Extant       Yes
Ukraine Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Austria Niedere Tauern site factsheet
Belarus Brycalavičskaja Pušča site factsheet
Belarus Prypiackija baloty site factsheet
Bulgaria Persenk site factsheet
Bulgaria Pirin site factsheet
Bulgaria Rila site factsheet
Czech Republic Beskydy mountains site factsheet
Czech Republic Boletice site factsheet
Czech Republic Novohradské hory mountains site factsheet
Czech Republic Sumava mountains (Bohemian forest) site factsheet
Estonia Alam-Pedja site factsheet
Estonia Lahemaa site factsheet
Estonia Põhja-Liivimaa site factsheet
Finland Elimyssalo site factsheet
Finland Kemihaara (Vuotos) mires and forests site factsheet
Finland Koitajoki area site factsheet
Finland Lemmenjoki-Hammastunturi-Pulju site factsheet
Finland Litokaira site factsheet
Finland Maltio fjelds site factsheet
Finland Närängänvaara-Virmajoki-Romevaara site factsheet
Finland Oulanka-Sukerijärvi site factsheet
Finland Pomokaira-Koitelaiskaira site factsheet
Finland Ruunaa site factsheet
Finland Saariselkä and Koilliskaira site factsheet
Finland Syöte-Salmitunturi site factsheet
France Parc National de la Vanoise site factsheet
Italy Carniche Alps site factsheet
Italy Dolomites site factsheet
Italy Stelvio National Park site factsheet
Kazakhstan Paradise Valley mountain plateau site factsheet
Latvia Abeli site factsheet
Latvia Gauja national park site factsheet
Latvia Kemeri national park site factsheet
Latvia Mangene forest site factsheet
Latvia Zvarde forest site factsheet
Lithuania A complex of Rokantiskes, Bezdonys, Buzaraistis and neighbouring forests site factsheet
Lithuania Adutiskis & Guntauninkai forest complex site factsheet
Lithuania Birzai forest site factsheet
Lithuania Buda-Pravieniskes forest complex site factsheet
Lithuania Cepkeliai Strict Nature Reserve site factsheet
Lithuania Padauguva forest complex site factsheet
Lithuania Rudninkai forest complex site factsheet
Poland Beskid Niski Mountains site factsheet
Poland Beskid Slaski Mountains site factsheet
Poland Beskid Zywiecki Mountains site factsheet
Poland Bialowieza Forest site factsheet
Poland Bieszczady Mountains site factsheet
Poland Gorce mountains site factsheet
Poland Knyszyn Forest site factsheet
Poland Przemysl Plateau site factsheet
Poland Slonne Mountains site factsheet
Poland Tatra mountains site factsheet
Romania Călimani Mountains site factsheet
Romania Ceahlă Mountains site factsheet
Romania Defileul Superior al Mureşului site factsheet
Romania Frumoasa site factsheet
Romania Giurgeu Depression site factsheet
Romania Padiş - Vlădeasa mountain site factsheet
Romania Rarău Mountains - Giumalău site factsheet
Romania Retezat Mountains site factsheet
Romania Rodnei Mountains site factsheet
Romania Vrancea Mountains site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Dvuob'ye site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) East slope of the Northern Ural site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) East slope of the Northern Ural site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Flood-plain of the Tuy river site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Molebny Kamen' ridge site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Poyasovy Kamen' ridge site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Visimsky zapovednik and vicinity site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Yel'tsovskaya site factsheet
Russia (Central Asian) Zapovednik "Denezhkin Kamen'" site factsheet
Russia (European) Kvarkush and Zolotoy Kamen' ridges site factsheet
Russia (European) Lapland Biosphere Reserve site factsheet
Russia (European) Pinezhski Nature Reserve site factsheet
Slovakia Horna Orava site factsheet
Slovakia Malá Fatra site factsheet
Slovakia Nízke Tatry site factsheet
Slovakia Velká Fatra site factsheet
Slovakia Volovské hills site factsheet
Slovenia Grintovci site factsheet
Slovenia Jelovica plateau site factsheet
Slovenia Julijci site factsheet
Slovenia Kočevsko site factsheet
Slovenia Snežnik plateau and Pivka valley site factsheet
Sweden Färnebofjärden site factsheet
Sweden Muddus site factsheet
Sweden Sjöängen - Svartån site factsheet
Switzerland Heinzenberg mountain and surrounding valleys site factsheet
Switzerland Lower Engadine and Swiss National Park site factsheet
Switzerland Pre-alpine region of Pays d'Enhaut site factsheet
Switzerland Pre-alpine region of Schwyz site factsheet
Switzerland Upper Toggenburg and Säntis site factsheet
Ukraine Carpathian Biosphere Reserve site factsheet
Ukraine Gorgany site factsheet

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Picoides tridactylus. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Species name author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species