DO004
Sierra de Neyba This is an IBA in danger! 


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Hispaniolan Nightjar Antrostomus ekmani LC resident 2007 unknown 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
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis EN resident 2006 unknown A1, A2
Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Trogon Temnotrogon roseigaster LC resident 2006 unknown 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 2006 30 individuals A1, A2
Hispaniolan Parakeet Psittacara chloropterus VU resident 2006 common 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 2006 12 nests A1, A2
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli VU winter 1997-2004 20 individuals A1
La Selle Thrush Turdus swalesi VU resident 2006 unknown A1, 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
White-winged Warbler Xenoligea montana VU resident 2006 common A1, A2
Green-tailed Warbler Microligea palustris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Eastern Chat-tanager Calyptophilus frugivorus NT resident 2006 unknown A1, A2

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - scale unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra de Neiba Parque Nacional 18,300 protected area contained by site 0
Sierra de Neiba National Park 40,700 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra de Neyba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023.