GT016
Antigua Guatemala


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra VU resident 2002 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus EN resident 2000 < 50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Great Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila sanctihieronymi LC resident 1932 < 50 individuals A3
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei LC resident 2004 50-249 individuals A3
Rufous Sabrewing Campylopterus rufus LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A2, A3
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens LC resident 2004 10,000-19,999 individuals A2, A3
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus LC resident 2004 10,000-19,999 individuals A3
Garnet-throated Hummingbird Lamprolaima rhami LC resident 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Slender Sheartail Doricha enicura LC resident 2004 < 50 individuals A2, A3
Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Blue-throated Motmot Aspatha gularis LC resident 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A2, A3
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons LC resident 2004 < 50 individuals A3
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A3
Chestnut-sided Shrike-vireo Vireolanius melitophrys LC resident 2004 50-249 individuals A3
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A2, A3
Black-capped Swallow Atticora pileata LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A2, A3
Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus LC resident 2004 10,000-19,999 individuals A2, A3
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A2, A3
Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Rufous-collared Thrush Turdus rufitorques LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A2, A3
Grey Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus LC resident 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A3
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A3
Hooded Grosbeak Hesperiphona abeillei LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A3
Black-capped Siskin Spinus atriceps LC resident 2004 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Grey-crowned Ground-sparrow Melozone occipitalis LC resident 2004 250-999 individuals A2
Bar-winged Oriole Icterus maculialatus LC resident 2004 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Black-vented Oriole Icterus wagleri LC resident 2004 50-249 individuals A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC resident 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Golden-browed Warbler Basileuterus belli LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons LC winter 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Pink-headed Warbler Cardellina versicolor VU resident 2004 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Painted Whitestart Myioborus pictus LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa baritula LC resident 2004 2,500-9,999 individuals 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Volcán Pacaya Zona de Veda Definitiva 1,179 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Fuego Zona de Veda Definitiva 12,150 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Fuego Zona de Veda Definitiva 6,173 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán de Pacaya y Laguna de Calderas Parque Nacional 1,056 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Agua Zona de Veda Definitiva 5,471 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Agua Zona de Amortiguamiento 9,725 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Acatenango Zona de Amortiguamiento 4,433 protected area contained by site 0
Volcán Acatenango Zona de Veda Definitiva 3,118 protected area contained by site 0
Santa Catalina y Anexo Joya Carbonera Reserva Natural Privada 158 protected area contained by site 0
Santa Catalina y Anexo Joya Carbonera Private Nature Reserve 57 protected area contained by site 0
San Sebastian Reserva Natural Privada 1,014 protected area contained by site 0
Naciones Unidas Parque Nacional 353 protected area overlaps with site 0
Monserrate Reserva Natural Privada 59 protected area contained by site 0
Finca San José Prem Reserva Natural Privada 186 protected area contained by site 0
Finca La Travesía Reserva Natural Privada 104 protected area contained by site 0
Finca La Travesia Private Nature Reserve 103 protected area contained by site 0
El Zapote Reserva Natural Privada 905 protected area contained by site 0
El Pacaño Reserva Natural Privada 91 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Barretal Parque Regional Municipal 45 protected area contained by site 0
Cordillera Alux Reserva Forestal Protectora de Manantiales 4,537 protected area overlaps with site 0
Concepción Chuitó Private Nature Reserve 45 protected area contained by site 0
Concepción Chuitó Reserva Natural Privada 36 protected area contained by site 0
Chuya Parque Regional Municipal 19 protected area contained by site 0
Astilleros La Cumbre, El Jute y El Platanar Parque Regional Municipal 111 protected area contained by site 0
Astillero Pajales, Astillero Chicorona, Astillero Grande y Astillero Pequeño Parque Regional Municipal 168 protected area contained by site 0
Astillero Municipal Volcán de Acatenango Parque Regional Municipal 896 protected area contained by site 0
Astillero Municipal Sumpango, El Rejon, Chirres y Los Encuentros Parque Regional Municipal 115 protected area overlaps with site 0
Astillero Municipal Ox'ijuy'u Parque Regional Municipal 283 protected area contained by site 0
Astillero Municipal Santa Catarina Barahona Parque Regional Municipal 101 protected area contained by site 0
Astillero Cerro Nimachay Parque Regional Municipal 43 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land, Forestry & agro-industrial plantations, Other urban & industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards & groves, Urban parks & gardens, Improved pasture land -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen, Pine-oak, Second-growth & disturbed -
Shrubland Second-growth & disturbed scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools, Rivers -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
rangeland/pastureland -
urban/industrial/transport -
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Antigua Guatemala. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/05/2020.