Species: Cervus elaphus Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Cervus elaphus Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name red deer
French name cerf rouge, cerf élaphe
Dutch name edelhert
German name Rothirsch

Illustrations

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

Google images


Protection status and Red List
Flanders
red list: Regionally extinct
Brussels
red list: Regionally extinct
Wallonia
red list: No threat
Belgium
red list: No threat
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2008)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat terrestrial
Reference Frechkop 1958. Faune de Belgique - Mammifères
Expert Saskia Mercelis

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be