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Noel Kempff Mercado


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
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident 2003 present A1
Brazilian Tinamou Crypturellus strigulosus LC resident 2003 present A3
Needle-billed Hermit Phaethornis philippii LC resident 2003 present A3
Cinnamon-throated Hermit Phaethornis nattereri LC resident 2003 present A3
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja VU resident 2003 present A1
White-browed Hawk Leucopternis kuhli LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-necked Puffbird Malacoptila rufa LC resident 2003 present A3
Gould's Toucanet Selenidera gouldii LC resident 2003 present A3
Western Red-necked Araçari Pteroglossus sturmii LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-girdled Barbet Capito dayi NT resident 2003 present A3
Bar-breasted Piculet Picumnus aurifrons LC resident 2003 present A3
Rusty-necked Piculet Picumnus fuscus LC resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Black-legged Parrot Pionites xanthomerius LC resident 2003 present A3
Crimson-bellied Parakeet Pyrrhura perlata LC resident 2003 present A3
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus VU resident 2003 present A1
White-eyed Stipplethroat Epinecrophylla leucophthalma LC resident 2003 present A3
Sclater's Antwren Myrmotherula sclateri LC resident 2003 present A3
Large-billed Antwren Herpsilochmus longirostris LC resident 2003 present A3
Band-tailed Antbird Hypocnemoides maculicauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Collared Crescentchest Melanopareia torquata LC resident 2003 present A3
Amazonian Antpitta Myrmothera berlepschi LC resident 2003 present A3
Campo Miner Geositta poeciloptera VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Hylexetastes perrotii NR resident 2003 present A3
Sulphur-bellied Tyrant-manakin Neopelma sulphureiventer LC resident 2003 present A3
Flame-crested Manakin Heterocercus linteatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Snow-capped Manakin Lepidothrix nattereri LC resident 2003 present A3
Helmeted Manakin Antilophia galeata LC resident 2003 present A3
Flammulated Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus flammulatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Zimmer's Tody-tyrant Hemitriccus minimus LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-sided Pygmy-tyrant Euscarthmus rufomarginatus NT resident 2003 present A1
Sharp-tailed Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta VU resident 2003 present A1
Curl-crested Jay Cyanocorax cristatellus LC resident 2003 present A3
Tooth-billed Wren Odontorchilus cinereus LC resident 2003 present A3
Fawn-breasted Wren Cantorchilus guarayanus LC resident 2003 present A3
White-banded Tanager Neothraupis fasciata NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Coalcrest Charitospiza eucosma NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Blue Finch Porphyrospiza caerulescens NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Black-throated Saltator Saltator atricollis LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-and-tawny Seedeater Sporophila nigrorufa VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Rufous-rumped Seedeater Sporophila hypochroma NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
White-rumped Tanager Cypsnagra hirundinacea LC resident 2003 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)
San Ignacio Area Protegida Municipal 76,695 protected area overlaps with site 0
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,523,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,523,000
Noel Kempff Mercado Parque Nacional 1,646,756 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical deciduous forest, Gallery (or Riparian) forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Flooded tropical evergreen forest -
Shrubland Cerrado -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Noel Kempff Mercado. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/noel-kempff-mercado-iba-bolivia on 23/02/2024.