CU018
Turquino - Bayamesa


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
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1
Key West Quail-dove Geotrygon chrysia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Grey-headed Quail-dove Geotrygon caniceps VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus merlini LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata EN unknown 2004 46 individuals A1, A4ii
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC unknown 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
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis EN resident 2007 unknown 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
Cuban Solitaire Myadestes elisabeth NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli VU winter 2007 unknown A1
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi LC resident 2005 unknown A3
Cuban Oriole Icterus melanopsis 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
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.

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)
Turquino Parque Nacional 23,210 protected area contained by site 22,924
Pico La Bayamesa Parque Nacional 24,210 protected area overlaps with site 24,211

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine forests, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land -
Introduced vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Turquino - Bayamesa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2020.