Playa Pampa

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
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Bay Antpitta Grallaria capitalis LC resident 2003 present A2
Large-footed Tapaculo Scytalopus macropus LC resident 2003 present A2
Masked Fruiteater Pipreola pulchra LC resident 2003 present A2
Inca Flycatcher Leptopogon taczanowskii NT resident 2003 present A2
Peruvian Tyrannulet Zimmerius viridiflavus LC resident 2003 present A2
Golden-collared Tanager Iridosornis jelskii LC resident 2003 present A2
Yellow-scarfed Tanager Iridosornis reinhardti LC resident 2003 present A2
Pardusco Nephelornis oneilli LC resident 2003 present 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 -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Playa Pampa. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.