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

Local conservation groups

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

Name Year formed
Boa nova 2005
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boa Nova / Serra da Ouricana. Downloaded from on 22/07/2019.