PE068
Parque Nacional Huascarán


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
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Tawny Tit-spinetail Sylviorthorhynchus yanacensis LC resident 2003 present A1, A3
White-cheeked Cotinga Zaratornis stresemanni VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Ash-breasted Tit-tyrant Anairetes alpinus EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
White-tailed Shrike-tyrant Agriornis albicauda VU resident 2003 present A1
Rufous-eared Brush-finch Atlapetes rufigenis LC resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Rufous-breasted Warbling-finch Poospiza rubecula EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Plain-tailed Warbling-finch Microspingus alticola EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Giant Conebill Conirostrum binghami 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Huascarán National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 340,000 is identical to site 340,000
Huascarán Parque Nacional 340,000 is identical to site 340,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools -
Forest Polylepis woodland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Huascarán. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.