Yungas Superiores de Amboró

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
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi NT resident 2003 present 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.

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)
Rio Grande Valles Crucenos Área Natural de Manejo Integrado 741,749 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Quebrada El Chape Area Protegida Municipal 3,583 protected area overlaps with site 0
Carrasco Parque Nacional 693,993 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Amboró Area Natural de Manejo Integrado 160,865 protected area overlaps with site 0
Amboró Parque Nacional 441,311 protected area overlaps with site 269,787


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland, Elfin forest, Palm forest -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs, Scree & boulders -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yungas Superiores de Amboró. Downloaded from on 27/09/2020.