PA009
Volcán Barú National Park


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 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Black-breasted Wood-quail Odontophorus leucolaemus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Buff-fronted Quail-dove Zentrygon costaricensis 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
White-tailed Emerald Elvira chionura LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis castaneoventris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Magenta-throated Woodstar Calliphlox bryantae LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Volcano Hummingbird Selasphorus flammula 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
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno NT breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1
Collared Trogon Trogon collaris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis VU breeding 2006 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Sulphur-winged Parakeet Pyrrhura hoffmanni LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Silvery-fronted Tapaculo Scytalopus argentifrons LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Streak-breasted Treehunter Thripadectes rufobrunneus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ruddy Treerunner Margarornis rubiginosus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2
Golden-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes hemichrysus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-capped Flycatcher Empidonax atriceps LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Dark Pewee Contopus lugubris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ochraceous Pewee Contopus ochraceus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-winged Vireo Vireo carmioli LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Silvery-throated Jay Cyanolyca argentigula LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Timberline Wren Thryorchilus browni LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-faced Solitaire Myadestes melanops LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-billed Nightingale-thrush Catharus gracilirostris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty Thrush Turdus nigrescens LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys caudatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-capped Bush-tanager Chlorospingus pileatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-faced Finch Arremon crassirostris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-thighed Finch Pselliophorus tibialis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Large-footed Finch Pezopetes capitalis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Volcano Junco Junco vulcani LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Wrenthrush Zeledonia coronata LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT winter 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Flame-throated Warbler Oreothlypis gutturalis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
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
Peg-billed Finch Acanthidops bairdi LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC unknown 2006 unknown 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Volcan Barú Parque Nacional 15,680 protected area overlaps with site 14,000
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 567,845 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Reserva de la Biósfera de La Amistad UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 655,558 protected area is adjacent to site 0
La Amistad Parque Internacional 208,182 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Volcán Barú National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.