Bosque de Polylepis de Madidi

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Olivaceous Thornbill Chalcostigma olivaceum LC resident 2003 present A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae CR resident 2000 1 individuals A1, A2
Tawny Tit-spinetail Sylviorthorhynchus yanacensis LC resident 2003 present A1
Scribble-tailed Canastero Asthenes maculicauda LC resident 2003 present A2
Ash-breasted Tit-tyrant Anairetes alpinus EN resident 2003 present A1, A2
Giant Conebill Conirostrum binghami NT resident 2003 present A1
Grey-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa carbonaria LC resident 2003 present A2

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Madidi Area Natural de Manejo Integrado 603,511 protected area contains site 103,327
Madidi Parque Nacional 1,275,251 protected area overlaps with site 0
Apolobamba Area Natural de Manejo Integado Nacional 473,796 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Polylepis woodland, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Grassland Puna -
Wetlands (inland) Streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bosque de Polylepis de Madidi. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.