DO009
Eastern Bahoruco


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
White-fronted Quail-dove Geotrygon leucometopia EN resident 2006 30 individuals A1
Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Hispaniolan Mango Anthracothorax dominicus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Emerald Riccordia swainsonii LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Trogon Temnotrogon roseigaster LC resident 2006 30 individuals A1, A2
Narrow-billed Tody Todus angustirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Broad-billed Tody Todus subulatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis VU resident 2007 min 30 individuals A1, A2
Hispaniolan Parakeet Psittacara chloropterus VU resident 2005 30 individuals A1, A2
Hispaniolan Elaenia Elaenia cherriei LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Pewee Contopus hispaniolensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Flat-billed Vireo Vireo nanus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
White-necked Crow Corvus leucognaphalus VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Palm Crow Corvus palmarum LC resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Palmchat Dulus dominicus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Euphonia Euphonia musica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Siskin Spinus dominicensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Black-crowned Palm-tanager Phaenicophilus palmarum LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Eastern Chat-tanager Calyptophilus frugivorus NT resident 2006 30 individuals A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Monumento Natural Miguel Domingo Fuerte Refugio De Vida Silvestre 3,353 protected area contained by site 3,398

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups listed below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Asociación de Guías Ecológicos de Paraíso 2004
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local Conservation Groups, please click here.

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
forestry -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Eastern Bahoruco. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/eastern-bahoruco-iba-dominican-republic on 01/03/2024.