AR092
Parque Provincial La Florida


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
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Andean Hillstar Oreotrochilus estella LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Blue-capped Puffleg Eriocnemis glaucopoides LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2, A3
Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii NT resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Southern Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana VU resident 2001-2003 126 individuals A1, A2, A3
White-browed Tapaculo Scytalopus superciliaris LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Streak-fronted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticeps LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Scribble-tailed Canastero Asthenes maculicauda LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Creamy-breasted Canastero Asthenes dorbignyi LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera LC breeding 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2
d'Orbigny's Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca oenanthoides LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-tailed Shrike-tyrant Agriornis albicauda VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-striped Brush-finch Atlapetes citrinellus LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2, A3
Tucuman Mountain-finch Poospiza baeri VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Bright-rumped Yellow-finch Sicalis uropigyalis LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Boulder Finch Idiopsar brachyurus LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2, A3
Red-backed Sierra-finch Ephippiospingus dorsalis LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Grey-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa carbonaria LC resident 2001-2003 present A2, A3

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)
La Florida Parque Provincial 9,882 is identical to site 10,200
Aconquija Parque Nacional 60,000 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parque Provincial La Florida. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parque-provincial-la-florida-iba-argentina on 23/02/2024.