PA004
Palo Seco Protection Forest


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Guan Chamaepetes unicolor LC breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Black-breasted Wood-quail Odontophorus leucolaemus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Buff-fronted Quail-dove Zentrygon costaricensis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purplish-backed Quail-dove Zentrygon lawrencii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Chiriqui Quail-dove Zentrygon chiriquensis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Dusky Nightjar Antrostomus saturatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-bellied Hummingbird Eupherusa nigriventris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-bellied Mountain-gem Lampornis hemileucus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis calolaemus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Costa Rican Pygmy-owl Glaucidium costaricanum LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Bare-shanked Screech-owl Megascops clarkii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Lattice-tailed Trogon Trogon clathratus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Trogon aurantiiventris NR unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis VU breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Sulphur-winged Parakeet Pyrrhura hoffmanni LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-crowned Pittasoma Pittasoma michleri LC unknown 2006 unknown A2
Silvery-fronted Tapaculo Scytalopus argentifrons LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Streak-breasted Treehunter Thripadectes rufobrunneus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Bare-necked Umbrellabird Cephalopterus glabricollis EN breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2
Snowy Cotinga Carpodectes nitidus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Grey-headed Piprites Piprites griseiceps LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Myiodynastes hemichrysus NR unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT winter 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Dark Pewee Contopus lugubris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-throated Wren Pheugopedius atrogularis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Stripe-breasted Wren Cantorchilus thoracicus LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Black-faced Solitaire Myadestes melanops LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Tawny-capped Euphonia Euphonia anneae LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Black-cowled Oriole Icterus prosthemelas LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT winter 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Black-cheeked Warbler Basileuterus melanogenys LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Collared Whitestart Myioborus torquatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-thighed Grosbeak Pheucticus tibialis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Black-and-yellow Tanager Chrysothlypis chrysomelas LC unknown 2006 unknown A2
Sulphur-rumped Tanager Heterospingus rubrifrons LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio leucothorax LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii LC unknown 2006 unknown A3
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei NT breeding 2006 2,500-9,999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Spangle-cheeked Tanager Tangara dowii LC unknown 2006 unknown 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.

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


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Palo Seco Protected Forest 167,763 is identical to site 125,000
La Amistad National Park 207,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Fortuna Forest Reserve 20,654 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
energy production and mining -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palo Seco Protection Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/11/2019.