MX014
Sur del Valle de México


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Long-tailed Wood-partridge Dendrortyx macroura LC resident 1995 present A3
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC resident 1995 present A3
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus LC resident 1995 present A3
Flammulated Owl Psiloscops flammeolus LC resident 1995 present A3
Whiskered Screech-owl Megascops trichopsis LC resident 1995 present A3
Strickland's Woodpecker Leuconotopicus stricklandi LC resident 1995 present A3
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis LC resident 1995 - A3
Pine Flycatcher Empidonax affinis LC resident 1995 present A3
Grey-barred Wren Campylorhynchus megalopterus LC resident 1995 present A2, A3
Aztec Thrush Ridgwayia pinicola LC resident 1995 present A3
Russet Nightingale-thrush Catharus occidentalis LC resident 1995 present A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Green-striped Brush-finch Arremon virenticeps LC resident 1995 present A2, A3
Rufous-capped Brush-finch Atlapetes pileatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Striped Sparrow Oriturus superciliosus LC resident 1995 present A3
Sierra Madre Sparrow Xenospiza baileyi EN resident 1995 present A1, A2, A3
Black-backed Oriole Icterus abeillei LC resident 1995 - A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC resident 1995 present A3
Colima Warbler Leiothlypis crissalis LC non-breeding 1995 present A3
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons LC non-breeding 1995 present A3
Red Warbler Cardellina rubra LC resident 1995 present A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zempoala - La Bufa Otomí-Mexica Parque Ecológico Turístico Rcreativo 66,212 protected area overlaps with site 0
San Nicolás Totolapan Reserva Ecológica Comunitaria 1,985 protected area contained by site 0
San Miguel Topilejo Reserva Ecológica Comunitaria 5,771 protected area contained by site 0
San Miguel Ajusco Reserva Ecológica Comunitaria 1,177 protected area contained by site 0
San Bernabe de Ocotepec Reserva Ecológica Comunitaria 240 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parque Ecológico de la Ciudad de México Zona Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 720 protected area overlaps with site 0
Milpa Alta Área Comunitaria de Conservación Ecológica 4,912 protected area contained by site 0
Lomas de Padierna Parque Nacional 1,161 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lagunas de Zempoala Parque Nacional 4,790 protected area contained by site 4,532
Insurgente Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Parque Nacional 1,890 protected area overlaps with site 0
Insurgente José María Morelos Parque Nacional 7,192 protected area contained by site 871
El Tepozteco Parque Nacional 23,259 protected area overlaps with site 7,856
Desierto de los Leones Parque Nacional 1,529 protected area overlaps with site 948
Cumbres del Ajusco Parque Nacional 920 protected area contained by site 499
Corredor Biológico Chichinautzin Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna 32,688 protected area overlaps with site 20,873

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen, Pine, Pine-oak, Tropical coniferous, Tropical deciduous -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal y privada.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sur del Valle de México. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.