IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2006 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
Yellow-legged Tinamou Crypturellus noctivagus NT resident 1994 present A1
Tawny Piculet Picumnus fulvescens NT resident 2004 present A1, A2
Golden-tailed Parrotlet Touit surdus VU resident 1961-2004 present A1
Scalloped Antbird Myrmoderus ruficauda EN resident 1961-2004 present A1, A2
White-winged Cotinga Xipholena atropurpurea VU resident 1961-1994 present A1, A2
Yellow-faced Siskin Spinus yarrellii VU resident - present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2006).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Reserva Biológica Guaribas Reserva Biológica 4,052 protected area overlaps with site 0
Potiguara de Monte-Mor Terra Indígena 7,487 protected area overlaps with site 0
Potiguara Terra Indígena 21,238 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jacaré de São Domingos Terra Indígena 5,032 protected area overlaps with site 0
Área De Relevante Interesse Ecológica Manguezais Da Foz Do Rio Mamanguape Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico 5,769 protected area contained by site 0
Área De Proteção Ambiental Barra Do Rio Mamanguape Área de Proteção Ambiental 14,918 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mamanguape. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.