PT026
Cuba


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2002 60 individuals A1, C1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 1999 30-50 breeding pairs A1, C1
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 frequent C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2001 20 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC resident 1994 common B2

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2005 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Cuba Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,260 protected area contained by site 4,081

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cuba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/08/2019.