Parque Nacional Aguaro-Guariquito

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-knobbed Curassow Crax daubentoni NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata NT resident 2003 present A1
Dwarf Cuckoo Coccycua pumila LC resident 2003 present A3
Pale-headed Jacamar Brachygalba goeringi LC resident 2003 present A3
White-bearded Flycatcher Phelpsia inornata LC resident 2003 present A3
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis LC resident 2003 present A3
Stripe-backed Wren Campylorhynchus nuchalis LC resident 2003 present A3
Orinocan Saltator Saltator orenocensis LC resident 2003 present 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Aguaro-Guariquito National Park 585,750 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Gallery (or Riparian) forest -
Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) Ephemeral pools and wetlands, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Rivers, Streams, Sand dunes and beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Aguaro-Guariquito. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.