Reserva Natural Las Lancitas

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
Red-faced Guan Penelope dabbenei LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi NT resident 2000-2007 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Blue-capped Puffleg Eriocnemis glaucopoides LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2000-2007 < 50 individuals A1
Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus EN resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana VU resident 2000-2007 250-999 individuals A1, A2
White-throated Antpitta Grallaria albigula LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera LC resident 2001-2003 present 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).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Las Lancitas Reserva Natural Provincial 9,536 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Reserva Natural Las Lancitas. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.