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Guanacaste lowlands


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
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2006 150-250 individuals A1
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Pacific Screech-owl Megascops cooperi LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Banded Wren Thryophilus pleurostictus LC breeding 2006 unknown 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Santa Rosa National Park 85,541 unknown 0
Riberino Zapandi Wetland 611 unknown 0
Manglar de Potrero Grande Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 139 protected area contained by site 139
Laguna Respringue Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 75 protected area contained by site 75
Guanacaste National Park 33,780 unknown 0
Corredor fronterizo (estatal) National Wildlife Refuge 60,071 unknown 0
Bahía Junquillal (estatal) National Wildlife Refuge 438 unknown 0
Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site 147,000 protected area contained by site 142,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Guanacaste lowlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017.