Boa Nova / Serra da Ouricana

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
Brazilian Ruby Clytolaema rubricauda LC resident - present A3
Sombre Hummingbird Aphantochroa cirrochloris LC resident - present A3
Violet-capped Woodnymph Thalurania glaucopis LC resident - present A3
Least Pygmy-owl Glaucidium minutissimum LC resident - present A3
Mantled Hawk Pseudastur polionotus NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Northern Surucua Trogon Trogon aurantius LC resident - present A3
Greater Crescent-chested Puffbird Malacoptila striata NT resident - present A3
Red-breasted Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus LC breeding - present A3
Spotted Piculet Picumnus pygmaeus LC resident - present A3
Golden-tailed Parrotlet Touit surdus VU resident - 30 individuals A1
Plain Parakeet Brotogeris tirica LC resident - present A3
Pileated Parrot Pionopsitta pileata LC unknown - present A3
Ochre-marked Parakeet Pyrrhura cruentata VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Maroon-bellied Parakeet Pyrrhura frontalis LC resident - present A3
Golden-capped Parakeet Aratinga auricapillus NT resident - 30 individuals A1
Blue-winged Macaw Primolius maracana NT resident - 30 individuals A1
Narrow-billed Antwren Formicivora iheringi NT resident - present A1, A2, A3
Spot-breasted Antvireo Dysithamnus stictothorax NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Caatinga Antwren Herpsilochmus sellowi LC resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus LC resident - present A3
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa LC resident - present A3
Silvery-cheeked Antshrike Sakesphorus cristatus LC resident - present A3
Rio de Janeiro Antbird Cercomacra brasiliana NT resident - present A1, A3
Ferruginous Antbird Drymophila ferruginea LC resident - present A3
Ochre-rumped Antbird Drymophila ochropyga NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A2, A3
Scaled Antbird Drymophila squamata LC resident - present A3
White-bibbed Antbird Myrmoderus loricatus LC resident - present A3
Slender Antbird Rhopornis ardesiacus EN resident - present A1, A2, A3
Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata LC resident - present A3
White-browed Antpitta Hylopezus ochroleucus NT resident - present A1, A3
Mouse-colored Tapaculo Scytalopus speluncae LC resident - present A3
Cryptic Antthrush Chamaeza meruloides LC resident - present A3
Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus fuscus LC resident - present A3
Black-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus falcularius LC resident - present A3
Scaled Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes squamatus LC resident - present A3
White-collared Foliage-gleaner Anabazenops fuscus LC resident - present A3
Large Pale-browed Treehunter Cichlocolaptes leucophrus LC resident - present A3
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia lichtensteini LC resident - present A3
Striated Softtail Thripophaga macroura VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Pallid Spinetail Cranioleuca pallida LC resident - present A3
Bahia Spinetail Synallaxis cinerea NT resident - present A1, A2, A3
Pin-tailed Manakin Ilicura militaris LC resident - present A3
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata LC resident - present A3
Black-headed Berryeater Carpornis melanocephala VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Cinnamon-vented Piha Lipaugus lanioides NT resident - present A1, A3
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis VU unknown - 30 individuals A1, A3
Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens LC resident - present A3
Bahia Tyrannulet Phylloscartes beckeri EN resident - present A1, A2, A3
Oustalet's Tyrannulet Phylloscartes oustaleti NT resident - present A1, A3
Drab-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus diops LC resident - present A3
Hangnest Tody-tyrant Hemitriccus nidipendulus LC resident - present A3
Fork-tailed Tody-tyrant Hemitriccus furcatus VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Yellow-lored Tody-flycatcher Todirostrum poliocephalum LC resident - present A3
Grey-hooded Attila Attila rufus LC resident - present A3
Shear-tailed Grey Tyrant Muscipipra vetula LC unknown - present A3
Chestnut-bellied Euphonia Euphonia pectoralis LC resident - present A3
Rufous-headed Tanager Hemithraupis ruficapilla LC resident - present A3
Black-throated Grosbeak Saltator fuliginosus LC resident - present A3
Brazilian Tanager Ramphocelus bresilius LC resident - present A3
Red-cowled Cardinal Paroaria dominicana LC resident - present A3
Azure-shouldered Tanager Tangara cyanoptera NT resident - present A1, A3
Golden-chevroned Tanager Tangara ornata LC resident - present A3
Red-necked Tanager Tangara cyanocephala LC resident - present A3
Gilt-edged Tanager Tangara cyanoventris LC resident - present 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)
Refúgio De Vida Silvestre De Boa Nova Refúgio de Vida Silvestre 15,024 protected area overlaps with site 15,000
Parque Nacional De Boa Nova Parque 15,024 protected area overlaps with site 0
Boa Nova Park 12,065 protected area contained by site 12,065
Área De Proteção Ambiental Da Serra Do Ouro Área de Proteção Ambiental 50,690 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Boa nova 2005
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boa Nova / Serra da Ouricana. Downloaded from on 27/10/2020.