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Tlaxiaco


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC resident 1995 present A3
Flammulated Owl Psiloscops flammeolus LC resident 1995 present A3
Whiskered Screech-owl Megascops trichopsis LC resident 1995 present A3
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis LC resident 1995 present A3
White-throated Jay Cyanolyca mirabilis VU resident 1995 present A1, A2, A3
Russet Nightingale-thrush Catharus occidentalis LC resident 1995 present A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Collared Towhee Pipilo ocai LC resident 1995 present A3
Rufous-capped Brush-finch Atlapetes pileatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Striped Sparrow Oriturus superciliosus LC resident 1995 present A3
Black-backed Oriole Icterus abeillei LC non-breeding 1995 present A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC resident 1995 present A3
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons LC non-breeding 1995 present A3
Red Warbler Cardellina rubra LC resident 1995 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Boquerón de Tonalá Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna 3,912 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Barranca del Ángel Área Destinada Voluntariamente a la Conservación 105 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical coniferous, Pine, Montane broadleaf evergreen, Pine-oak -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
urban/industrial/transport -

Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal.



Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tlaxiaco. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/tlaxiaco-iba-mexico on 25/02/2024.