PR008
Suroeste


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
Puerto Rican Nightjar Antrostomus noctitherus EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Green Mango Anthracothorax viridis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Anthracothorax dominicus NR resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pelecanus occidentalis NR breeding 2000 40 breeding pairs B4i
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia LC passage 1991 294 individuals B4i
Charadrius alexandrinus NR breeding 2004 266 individuals A4i
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus LC passage 1991 19,895 individuals A4i
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC breeding 2000 300-650 individuals A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1998 465 breeding pairs A4i
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Euphonia musica NR resident 2004 unknown A2
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius xanthomus EN resident 2007 994 individuals A1, A2
Adelaide's Warbler Setophaga adelaidae LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis LC resident 2004 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra portoricensis LC resident 2004 unknown A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1991 unknown A4iii

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Reserva Natural La Parguera Natural Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Salinas de Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge 238 protected area contained by site 0
Guanica UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 4,000 protected area contained by site 4,000
Bosque Estatal de Boqueron State Forest 0 protected area contained by site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caborroje├▒os Pro Salud y Ambiente 0
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
Coastline -
Rocky areas -
Sea -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Introduced vegetation -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
other -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Suroeste. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2019.