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
Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis VU unknown 2007 unknown A3
Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Banded Wren Thryophilus pleurostictus LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Nicaraguan Grackle Quiscalus nicaraguensis LC unknown 2000-2006 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Laguna de Mecatepe Reserva Natural 1,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Gallery & riparian, Second-growth & disturbed -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools, Freshwater marshes & swamps, Rivers -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub, Riparian scrub & thickets -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Domitila. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.