Yunguilla Reserve

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
Ecuadorian Ground-dove Columbina buckleyi LC resident - present A2
Pacific Elaenia Myiopagis subplacens LC resident - present A2
Pale-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidiceps EN resident 2003 11-21 breeding pairs A1, 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)
Yunguilla Protected Forest 4,500 protected area contains site 60


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub, Second-growth or disturbed scrub, Semihumid/humid montane scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Urban parks and gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
unknown -
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yunguilla Reserve. Downloaded from on 03/10/2022.