San Sebastián

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chestnut Wood-quail Odontophorus hyperythrus LC resident 2003 present A1
Yellow-headed Manakin Chloropipo flavicapilla VU resident 2003 present A1
Red-bellied Grackle Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster VU resident 2003 present A1
Purplish-mantled Tanager Iridosornis porphyrocephalus 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)
San Sebastián - 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
San Miguel Distritos Regionales de Manejo Integrado 8,354 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rio Nare Reservas Forestales Protectoras Nacionales 8,829 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alto de San Miguel Reservas Forestales Protectoras Regionales 1,622 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Improved pasture land -
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest, Polylepis woodland, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: San Sebastián. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.