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El Cielo


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
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU resident 1995 present A1
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 1995 present A1
Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis EN resident 1995 present A1
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix EN resident 1995 present A1
Maroon-fronted Parrot Rhynchopsitta terrisi EN resident 1995 present A1, A2
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 1995 present A1
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT passage 1995 present A1
Altamira Yellowthroat Geothlypis flavovelata VU resident 1995 present A1
Golden-cheeked Warbler Setophaga chrysoparia EN passage 1995 present A1
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC non-breeding 1995 - A1

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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Reserva de la Biosfera El Cielo Área Ecológica Protegida 138,768 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Cielo UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 144,530 protected area overlaps with site 144,531

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal, privada y federal.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Cielo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2020.