PR013
Jobos Bay


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
Puerto Rican Mango Anthracothorax aurulentus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia LC breeding 1985-1986 93 individuals B4i
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Euphonia Euphonia sclateri LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius xanthomus EN resident 2007 59 individuals A1, A2
Adelaide's Warbler Setophaga adelaidae LC resident 1997 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra portoricensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2007 20,000 individuals A4iii

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)
Jobos Bay Reserve National Estuarine Research Reserve 3,968 protected area contained by site 1,168
Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 975 protected area contained by site 0
Bosque Estatal de Aguirre Marine Protected Area 436 protected area contained by site 0
Aguirre Commonwealth Forest 938 protected area contained by site 938

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Second-growth & disturbed, Tropical semi-deciduous -
Coastline -
Sea -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jobos Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.