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
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Rufous-bellied Mountain-tanager Pseudosaltator rufiventris LC resident 2003 present A1

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


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Polylepis woodland -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
Wetlands (inland) 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)
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Azurduy. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.