Complejo Lacustre de Fúquene, Cucunubá y Palacio

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
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps LC resident 2000-2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Bogota Rail Rallus semiplumbeus EN resident 2000-2007 250-999 individuals A1, A2
Silvery-throated Spinetail Synallaxis subpudica LC resident 2000-2005 50-249 individuals A2
Apolinar's Wren Cistothorus apolinari EN resident 2007 250-999 individuals A1, A2
Rufous-browed Conebill Conirostrum rufum LC resident 2000-2005 < 50 individuals A2

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Complejo Lagunar Fuquene, Cucunuba y Palacio Distritos Regionales de Manejo Integrado 19,194 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Improved pasture land -
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Complejo Lacustre de Fúquene, Cucunubá y Palacio. Downloaded from on 02/07/2020.