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Sooretama / Linhares


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2023 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
Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius NT resident 2019 min 30 individuals B1a
Yellow-legged Tinamou Crypturellus noctivagus NT resident 2015 min 30 individuals B1a
Rusty-margined Guan Penelope superciliaris NT resident 2012 min 30 individuals B1a
Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii EN resident 2015 min 12 individuals A1
Golden-tailed Parrotlet Touit surdus VU resident 2018 min 30 individuals A1
Red-browed Amazon Amazona rhodocorytha VU resident 2020 min 30 individuals A1
Ochre-marked Parakeet Pyrrhura cruentata VU resident 2022 min 30 individuals A1
White-eared Parakeet Pyrrhura leucotis VU resident 2018 min 30 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2023).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Reserva Particular Do Patrimônio Natural Recanto Das Antas Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural 0 protected area contained by site 0
Reserva Particular Do Patrimônio Natural Mutum Preto Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural 0 protected area contained by site 0
Reserva Biológica De Sooretama Reserva Biológica 27,859 protected area contained by site 24,000
Linhares State Forest Reserve 22,000 protected area contained by site 22,000
Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 111,930 protected area overlaps with site 46,000


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sooretama / Linhares. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sooretama--linhares-iba-brazil on 21/02/2024.