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La Amistad Caribe


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 250-999 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
Black-bellied Hummingbird Eupherusa nigriventris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Coppery-headed Emerald Elvira cupreiceps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-bellied Mountain-gem Lampornis hemileucus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis calolaemus 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
Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Bare-shanked Screech-owl Megascops clarkii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno NT winter 2006 250-1,000 individuals A1
Lattice-tailed Trogon Trogon clathratus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Collared Trogon Trogon collaris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis NT breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Sulphur-winged Parakeet Pyrrhura hoffmanni LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus CR breeding 2006 6 individuals A1
Streak-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus striaticeps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-crowned Pittasoma Pittasoma michleri 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
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU winter 2006 50-100 individuals A1
Lovely Cotinga Cotinga amabilis LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Snowy Cotinga Carpodectes nitidus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Grey-headed Piprites Piprites griseiceps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes hemichrysus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis VU breeding 2006 200-350 individuals A1, A2, A3
Dark Pewee Contopus lugubris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-throated Wren Pheugopedius atrogularis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Stripe-breasted Wren Cantorchilus thoracicus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-faced Solitaire Myadestes melanops LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys caudatus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Tawny-capped Euphonia Euphonia anneae LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-faced Finch Arremon crassirostris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-thighed Finch Pselliophorus tibialis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Wrenthrush Zeledonia coronata LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-cowled Oriole Icterus prosthemelas LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-thighed Grosbeak Pheucticus tibialis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-and-yellow Tanager Chrysothlypis chrysomelas LC breeding 2006 unknown A2
Sulphur-rumped Tanager Heterospingus rubrifrons LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio leucothorax NT breeding 2006 unknown A3
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Nicaraguan Seed-finch Sporophila nuttingi LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Peg-billed Finch Acanthidops bairdi LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei NT breeding 2006 1,000-1,500 individuals A1, A2, A3
Spangle-cheeked Tanager Tangara dowii LC breeding 2006 unknown 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.

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)
Tapantí-Macizo Cerro la Muerte Parque Nacional 58,366 protected area overlaps with site 0
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 567,845 protected area overlaps with site 58,361
Río Pacuare Reserva Forestal 13,146 protected area contained by site 0
Río Navarro-Río Sombrero Zona Protectora 6,419 protected area overlaps with site 0
Río Macho Reserva Forestal 22,631 protected area overlaps with site 0
Río Dantas (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 95 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Marta (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 1,326 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Amistad UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 584,592 protected area overlaps with site 0
Internacional La Amistad Parque Nacional 198,390 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hitoy Cerere Reserva Biológica 9,942 protected area contained by site 0
Cuenca del Río Tuis Zona Protectora 4,088 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cuenca del Río Banano Zona Protectora 9,321 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cuenca del Río Siquírres Zona Protectora 671 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chirripó Parque Nacional 50,141 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Barbilla Parque Nacional 11,929 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Amistad Caribe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.