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Parque Nacional El Ávila and surrounding areas


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
Band-tailed Guan Penelope argyrotis LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-knobbed Curassow Crax daubentoni NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Venezuelan Wood-quail Odontophorus columbianus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Lazuline Sabrewing Campylopterus falcatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax LC resident 2003 present A3
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Amazilia tobaci LC resident 2003 present A3
Violet-chested Hummingbird Sternoclyta cyanopectus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Rufous-shafted Woodstar Chaetocercus jourdanii LC resident 2003 present A3
Rusty-flanked Crake Laterallus levraudi VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
White-tipped Quetzal Pharomachrus fulgidus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Russet-throated Puffbird Hypnelus ruficollis LC resident 2003 present A3
Groove-billed Toucanet Aulacorhynchus sulcatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Red-eared Parakeet Pyrrhura hoematotis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 2003 present A1
White-streaked Antvireo Dysithamnus leucostictus VU resident 2003 present A3
Scallop-breasted Antpitta Grallaricula loricata NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Caracas Tapaculo Scytalopus caracae LC resident 2003 present A3
Scalloped Antthrush Chamaeza turdina LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Guttulate Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla guttulata LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-throated Spinetail Synallaxis castanea LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Handsome Fruiteater Pipreola formosa LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Golden-breasted Fruiteater Pipreola aureopectus LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-lored Tyrannulet Phylloscartes flaviventris LC resident 2003 present A3
Venezuelan Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus venezuelanus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Venezuelan Tyrannulet Zimmerius petersi LC resident 2003 present A3
White-bearded Flycatcher Phelpsia inornata LC resident 2003 present A3
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-bellied Chat-tyrant Silvicultrix diadema LC resident 2003 present A3
Stripe-backed Wren Campylorhynchus nuchalis LC resident 2003 present A3
Red Siskin Spinus cucullatus EN resident 2003 present A1
Golden-winged Sparrow Arremon schlegeli LC resident 2003 present A3
Ochre-breasted Brush-finch Atlapetes semirufus LC resident 2003 present A3
Fulvous-headed Tanager Thlypopsis fulviceps LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Glaucous Tanager Tangara glaucocolpa LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-capped Tanager Tangara heinei LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-cheeked Tanager Tangara rufigenis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Río Chuspita Protective Zone 5,642 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Litoral Central Protective Zone 39,723 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Avila National Park 85,192 protected area overlaps with site 85,192

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Tropical deciduous forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub, Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional El Ávila and surrounding areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2020.