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Gran Humedal del Norte de Ciego de Ávila


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 2007 unknown A1
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 1998 200 individuals A1, A3, A4i
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber LC breeding 2007 12,000 individuals A4i
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2000 unknown A1
Key West Quail-dove Geotrygon chrysia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii LC breeding 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Coccyzus merlini NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis LC resident 1999 102 individuals A4i
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens LC resident 2007 216 individuals B4ii
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus NT winter 2006 32 individuals A1, A4i
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident 2003 820 individuals A4i
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus LC resident 2003 578 individuals A4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2003 36 individuals B4i
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi EN resident 1998 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Parakeet Psittacara euops VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2005 unknown A2, A3
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Gnatcatcher Polioptila lembeyei LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii LC resident 1998 unknown A2, A3
Zapata Sparrow Torreornis inexpectata VU resident 2000 unknown A1, A2, A3
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Icterus dominicensis NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC resident 2000 unknown A1
Pyrrhulagra nigra NR resident 2007 unknown A3

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)
Gran Humedal del Norte de Ciego de Ávila Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 226,875 protected area contained by site 226,875

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Tropical semi-deciduous forest -
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Coastal lagoons, Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
Sea Sea inlets, Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys, Pelagic waters -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban and industrial areas -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gran Humedal del Norte de Ciego de Ávila. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2020.