Zona deltáica-estuarina del Río Sinú

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
Black-billed Flycatcher Aphanotriccus audax NT resident 2003 1-2 individuals A1, A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a - 2003-2005 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

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)
Manglar de la Bahia de Cispata y Sector Aledano del Delta Estuarino del Rio Sinu Distritos Regionales de Manejo Integrado 27,171 protected area overlaps with site 0
Distrito de Manejo Integrado Bahía de Cispatá Special Management Area 0 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Improved pasture land -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zona deltáica-estuarina del Río Sinú. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.