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
Rusty-crowned Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura pileata LC resident 2003 present A2
Canyon Canastero Asthenes pudibunda LC resident 2003 present A2
Russet-bellied Spinetail Synallaxis zimmeri VU resident 2003 present A1, A2
Piura Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca piurae LC resident 2003 present A1

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cochabamba. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.