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
Oreonympha nobilis NR resident 2003 present A2
Rusty-fronted Canastero Asthenes ottonis LC resident 2003 present A2
Creamy-crested Spinetail Cranioleuca albicapilla LC resident 2003 present A2
Chestnut-breasted Mountain-finch Poospizopsis caesar LC resident 2003 present 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Riparian scrub/thickets -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chalhuanca. Downloaded from on 26/06/2019.