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Tilarán Highlands


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
Black Guan Chamaepetes unicolor LC breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2006 50-150 individuals A1
Black-breasted Wood-quail Odontophorus leucolaemus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Buff-fronted Quail-dove Zentrygon costaricensis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purplish-backed Quail-dove Zentrygon lawrencii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Chiriqui Quail-dove Zentrygon chiriquensis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Coppery-headed Emerald Elvira cupreiceps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis calolaemus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Magenta-throated Woodstar Calliphlox bryantae LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Collared Trogon Trogon collaris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum VU breeding 2006 < 50 individuals A1
Streak-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus striaticeps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2
Silvery-fronted Tapaculo Scytalopus argentifrons LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Streak-breasted Treehunter Thripadectes rufobrunneus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ruddy Treerunner Margarornis rubiginosus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Bare-necked Umbrellabird Cephalopterus glabricollis EN breeding 2006 30-50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis VU breeding 2006 < 50 individuals A1, A2
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Wrenthrush Zeledonia coronata LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Tanager Chrysothlypis chrysomelas LC breeding 2006 unknown A2
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei NT breeding 2006 100-300 individuals A1, A2, 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)
Volcán Tenorio Parque Nacional 12,903 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tenorio Zona Protectora 5,589 protected area contained by site 0
Rincón de la Vieja Parque Nacional 14,122 protected area contained by site 0
Miravalles Protective Zone 11,670 unknown 0
Guanacaste Parque Nacional 33,780 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cuenca Embalse Arenal Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 67,296 protected area contained by site 67,296
Arenal-Monteverde Zona Protectora 28,314 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Arenal Parque Nacional 12,080 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 147,000 protected area overlaps with site 31,375


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tilarán Highlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2020.