Cuesta del Totoral

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus EN resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
White-browed Tapaculo Scytalopus superciliaris LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2
Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii VU resident 2001-2003 present A1, A2
Yellow-striped Brush-finch Atlapetes citrinellus LC resident 2001-2003 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cuesta del Totoral. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.