Florida y Laguna Pomacochas

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2005 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Marvelous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis EN resident 2003 present A1, A2
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii LC resident 2003 present A1
Pale-billed Antpitta Grallaria carrikeri LC resident 2003 present A2
Rusty-tinged Antpitta Grallaria przewalskii LC resident 2003 present A2
Large-footed Tapaculo Scytalopus macropus LC resident 2003 present A2
Russet-mantled Softtail Cranioleuca berlepschi NT resident 2003 present A1, A2
Cinnamon-breasted Tody-tyrant Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus LC resident 2003 present A1
Straw-backed Tanager Tangara argyrofenges VU resident 2003 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2005).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Florida y Laguna Pomacochas. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/florida-y-laguna-pomacochas-iba-peru on 02/10/2023.