CU017
Sierra del Chorrillo


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 2007 unknown A1, A3
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus merlini LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Trogon Priotelus temnurus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT resident 2007 48 individuals A1, A3
Cuban Parakeet Psittacara euops VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis EN resident 2007 35 breeding pairs A1, A3
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Palm Crow Corvus palmarum LC resident 2007 unknown A1, A2, A3
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Blackbird Ptiloxena atroviolacea 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 winter 2007 unknown A1
Cuban Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra nigra NT resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Grassquit Phonipara canora LC 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra del Chorrillo Área Protegida de Recursos Manejados 3,410 protected area contained by site 0
Bosque Fósil de Najasa Elemento Natural Destacado 126 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Gallery (or Riparian) forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra del Chorrillo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.