Parque Nacional Sierra de San Luis

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
Chlorostilbon alice NR resident 2003 present A2
Violet-chested Hummingbird Sternoclyta cyanopectus LC resident 2003 present A2
Scallop-breasted Antpitta Grallaricula loricata NT resident 2003 present A1, A2
Guttulate Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla guttulata LC resident 2003 present A2
Handsome Fruiteater Pipreola formosa LC resident 2003 present A2
Red Siskin Spinus cucullatus EN resident 2003 present A1

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)
Sierra de San Luis National Park 20,000 is identical to site 20,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical deciduous forest -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Sierra de San Luis. Downloaded from on 20/01/2020.