Mata Estrela

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
Pectoral Antwren Herpsilochmus pectoralis VU resident 2016-2018 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 Mata Estrela Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mata Estrela. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.