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Territorio Achuar


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
Salvin's Curassow Mitu salvini LC resident 2003 present A3
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata NT resident 2003 present A1
Fiery Topaz Topaza pyra LC resident 2003 present A3
Sooty Barbthroat Threnetes niger LC resident 2003 present A3
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja VU resident 2003 present A1
White-eared Jacamar Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis LC resident 2003 present A3
Cerise-crowned Jacamar Galbula chalcocephala LC resident 2003 present A3
Brown Nunlet Nonnula brunnea LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Lafresnaye's Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephalus LC resident 2003 present A3
Dugand's Antwren Herpsilochmus dugandi LC resident 2003 present A3
Ancient Antwren Herpsilochmus gentryi LC resident 2003 present A1
Ochre-striped Antpitta Grallaria dignissima LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-lored Antpitta Hylopezus fulviventris LC resident 2003 present A3
Golden-winged Tody-flycatcher Poecilotriccus calopterus LC resident 2003 present A2
Yellow-throated Flycatcher Conopias parvus LC resident 2003 present A3
Ecuadorian Cacique Cacicus sclateri 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
1990 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance war, civil unrest and military exercises happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors shipping lanes happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen forest, Palm forest, River-edge (river island) forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, White sand forest -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Riverine sand beaches, Rivers, Riverine floodplains, Streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land, Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
military -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Territorio Achuar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022.