Punta Gorda

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 resident 2000-2006 < 50 individuals A1
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja NT unknown 2000-2006 < 50 individuals A1
Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus EN unknown 2000-2006 < 50 individuals A1

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)
Sureste de Nicaragua Reserva de la Biosfera 767,710 protected area contains site 0
Punta Gorda Reserva Natural 54,900 protected area overlaps with site 60,376
Indio Maiz Reserva Biológica 263,980 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cerro Silva Reserva Natural 339,400 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Punta Gorda. Downloaded from on 28/05/2020.