Bosque Protector Moya-Molón

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
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 uncommon A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii VU resident 2003 frequent A1
Masked Mountain-tanager Tephrophilus wetmorei VU 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Siete Iglesias Aerea Ecologica de Conservacion 16,029 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Santa Bárbara y Shio Protected Forest 14,580 protected area contained by site 0
Moya y Molón Protected Forest 11,690 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Elfin forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Semihumid/humid montane scrub -
Grassland Paramo -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bosque Protector Moya-Molón. Downloaded from on 28/09/2020.