Alto Valle Santa Eulalia-Milloc

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 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
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Rusty-crowned Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura pileata LC resident 2003 present A2
White-cheeked Cotinga Zaratornis stresemanni VU resident 2003 present A1, A2
Rusty-bellied Brush-finch Atlapetes nationi LC resident 2003 present A2
Great Inca-finch Incaspiza pulchra LC resident 2003 present A2
Rufous-breasted Warbling-finch Poospiza rubecula EN resident 2003 present A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Polylepis woodland, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub -
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: Alto Valle Santa Eulalia-Milloc. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.