CU004
Sierra del Rosario


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 2005 unknown A1
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1
Geotrygon caniceps NR resident 1998 30 individuals A1, A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2003 2 individuals A1, A3
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii LC breeding 2006 unknown 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
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae NT resident 1998 present A1, A3
Coccyzus merlini NR 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 2003 6 individuals 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 2003 8 individuals 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 1982 present 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 Martin Progne cryptoleuca LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Solitaire Myadestes elisabeth NT resident 2003 50 individuals A1, A3
Yellow-headed Warbler Teretistris fernandinae LC resident 2005 unknown A2, A3
Icterus dominicensis NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Blackbird Ptiloxena atroviolacea LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Olive-capped Warbler Setophaga pityophila LC resident 2003 100 individuals A2, A3
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Pyrrhulagra nigra NR 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 Rosario UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 25,000 is identical to site 0
Sierra del Rosario Protected Area of Managed Resources 26,686 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine forests, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Tropical semi-deciduous forest -
Grassland Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
Introduced vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra del Rosario. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2020.