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Tiraxi y Las Capillas


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 rare A2
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Blue-capped Puffleg Eriocnemis glaucopoides LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana VU breeding 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A1, A2
White-throated Antpitta Grallaria albigula LC resident 2001-2003 frequent A2
Zimmer's Tapaculo Scytalopus zimmeri LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Tucuman Mountain-finch Poospiza baeri VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1

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)
Serranias de Zapla Reserva Ecologica Municipal de Uso Multiple 37,139 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Las Yungas UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,350,000 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tiraxi y Las Capillas. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/tiraxi-y-las-capillas-iba-argentina on 29/02/2024.