Species of Conservation Concern

According to the UKBAP, species which qualify for one or more of the following are species of conservation concern (SOCC):

 
  • threatened endemic and other globally threatened species
  • Corn bunting (G Cresswell)species where the UK has more that 25% of the world or appropriate biogeographical population
  • species where numbers or range have declined by more than 25% in the last 25 years
    in some instances where the species is found in fewer than 15 ten km squares in the UK
  • species listed in the EU Birds or Habitats Directives, the Bern, Bonn or CITES Conventions, or under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and the Wildlife Order (Northern Ireland) 1985

The full list of Species that meet the above criteria can be downloaded below, along with a UKBAP notes on the list document:

 
 

NORFOLK SOCC LIST

An agreed list of species of conservation concern are provided as part of a standard data enquiry; these are notable species records classified under the designations listed in the regional standard data service documentation.

 

Photo: Corn bunting (G Cresswell)