Reserva Natural Laguna de Sonso

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
Greyish Piculet Picumnus granadensis LC resident 2003 present A2
Apical Flycatcher Myiarchus apicalis LC resident 2003 present 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Laguna de Sonso o del Chircal Distritos Regionales de Manejo Integrado 2,045 protected area contains site 0
Laguna de Sonso Natural Reserve 2,045 is identical to site 2,045


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes/swamps -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Reserva Natural Laguna de Sonso. Downloaded from on 04/10/2022.