PR009
Karso del Sur


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 1985-1999 347 individuals A1, A2
Green Mango Anthracothorax viridis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Mango Anthracothorax aurulentus LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC breeding 2000 2-350 individuals A4i
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus LC resident 1973-1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum LC resident 1973-1988 17 individuals A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri LC resident 1990-1993 88 individuals A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 1973-1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Euphonia Euphonia sclateri LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Adelaide's Warbler Setophaga adelaidae LC resident 1973-1988 4 individuals A2
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra portoricensis LC resident 1973-1988 26 individuals A2

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 Bahia Ballena Natural Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Reserva Natural Bahía Ballena Private Conservation 97 protected area contained by site 0
Guanica UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 4,000 protected area contained by site 4,000
Guaníca Commonwealth Forest 5,402 protected area contained by site 5,402
Bosque Estatal de Guánica Natural Reserve 5,245 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Coastline -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karso del Sur. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2020.