Laguna Pampa El Cabildo

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
White-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis leucogastra LC resident 1995 common A3
Pacific Screech-owl Megascops cooperi LC resident 1995 common A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis VU resident 1995 uncommon A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC resident 1995 common A3
Giant Wren Campylorhynchus chiapensis 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zona Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica Cabildo - Amatal Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,832 protected area contains site 214
El Cabildo Amatal Zona Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 3,961 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal y privada.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laguna Pampa El Cabildo. Downloaded from on 13/06/2021.