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Parque Nacional do Iguaçu


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Black-fronted Piping-guan Pipile jacutinga EN resident - present A1, A3
Spot-winged Wood-quail Odontophorus capueira LC resident - present A3
Purple-winged Ground-dove Paraclaravis geoffroyi CR resident - present A1, A3
Scale-throated Hermit Phaethornis eurynome LC resident - present A3
Violet-crowned Plovercrest Stephanoxis loddigesii LC resident - present A3
Violet-capped Woodnymph Thalurania glaucopis LC resident - present A3
Slaty-breasted Wood-rail Aramides saracura LC resident - present A3
Least Pygmy-owl Glaucidium minutissimum LC resident - present A3
Black-capped Screech-owl Megascops atricapilla LC resident - present A3
Tawny-browed Owl Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana LC resident - present A3
Rusty-barred Owl Strix hylophila LC resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Mantled Hawk Pseudastur polionotus NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Southern Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura LC resident - present A3
Rufous-capped Motmot Baryphthengus ruficapillus LC resident - present A3
Buff-bellied Puffbird Notharchus swainsoni LC resident - present A3
Red-breasted Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus LC breeding - present A3
Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris LC resident - present A3
Saffron Toucanet Pteroglossus bailloni NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii LC resident - present A3
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus LC resident - present A3
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus NT resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Helmeted Woodpecker Celeus galeatus VU resident - present A1, A3
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons LC resident - present A3
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster LC resident - present A3
Pileated Parrot Pionopsitta pileata LC unknown - present A3
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon Amazona vinacea EN unknown - 30 individuals A1, A3
Maroon-bellied Parakeet Pyrrhura frontalis LC resident - present A3
Streak-capped Antwren Terenura maculata LC resident - present A3
Spot-breasted Antvireo Dysithamnus stictothorax NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus LC resident - present A3
Large-tailed Antshrike Mackenziaena leachii LC resident - present A3
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa LC resident - present A3
Bertoni's Antbird Drymophila rubricollis LC resident - present A3
Dusky-tailed Antbird Drymophila malura LC resident - present A3
White-shouldered Fire-eye Pyriglena leucoptera LC resident - present A3
Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata LC resident - present A3
Spotted Bamboowren Psilorhamphus guttatus LC resident - present A1, A3
Rufous-breasted Leaftosser Sclerurus scansor LC resident - present A3
Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus fuscus LC resident - present A3
Black-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus falcularius LC resident - present A3
Scalloped Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes falcinellus LC resident - present A3
Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus LC resident - present A3
Black-capped Foliage-gleaner Philydor atricapillus LC resident - present A3
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia lichtensteini LC resident - present A3
Canebrake Groundcreeper Clibanornis dendrocolaptoides NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
White-eyed Foliage-gleaner Automolus leucophthalmus LC resident - present A3
Olive Spinetail Cranioleuca obsoleta LC resident - present A3
Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla LC resident - present A3
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata LC resident - present A3
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis NT unknown - 30 individuals A1, A3
Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens LC resident - present A3
Russet-winged Spadebill Platyrinchus leucoryphus VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Sao Paulo Tyrannulet Phylloscartes paulista NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Bay-ringed Tyrannulet Phylloscartes sylviolus NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Southern Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus eximius NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Grey-hooded Flycatcher Mionectes rufiventris LC resident - present A3
Eared Pygmy-tyrant Myiornis auricularis LC resident - present A3
Drab-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus diops LC resident - present A3
Greenish Tyrannulet Phyllomyias virescens LC resident - present A3
Rufous-crowned Greenlet Hylophilus poicilotis LC resident - present A3
Creamy-bellied Gnatcatcher Polioptila lactea NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Green-throated Euphonia Euphonia chalybea NT resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Chestnut-bellied Euphonia Euphonia pectoralis LC resident - present A3
Black-throated Grosbeak Saltator fuliginosus LC resident - present A3
Ruby-crowned Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus LC resident - present A3
Chestnut-headed Tanager Thlypopsis pyrrhocoma LC resident - present A3
Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parque Nacional Do Iguaçu Parque 169,696 is identical to site 170,036
Iguaçu National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 170,086 is identical to site 185,000


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional do Iguaçu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.