Reserva Itabó - Itaipú

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
Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius NT resident - unknown A1, A3
Black-fronted Piping-guan Pipile jacutinga EN resident 1998-2007 unknown A1, A3
Spot-winged Wood-quail Odontophorus capueira LC resident - unknown A3
Scale-throated Hermit Phaethornis eurynome LC resident - unknown A3
Stephanoxis lalandi NR resident - unknown A3
Violet-capped Woodnymph Thalurania glaucopis LC resident - unknown A3
Slaty-breasted Wood-rail Aramides saracura LC resident - unknown A3
Black-capped Screech-owl Megascops atricapilla LC resident - unknown A3
Trogon surrucura NR resident - unknown A3
Rufous-capped Motmot Baryphthengus ruficapillus LC resident - unknown A3
Buff-bellied Puffbird Notharchus swainsoni LC resident - unknown A3
Red-breasted Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus LC resident - unknown A3
Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris LC resident - unknown A3
Saffron Toucanet Pteroglossus bailloni NT resident - unknown A1, A3
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii LC resident - unknown A3
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus LC resident - unknown A3
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus NT resident - unknown A1, A3
Helmeted Woodpecker Hylatomus galeatus VU resident 1998-2007 unknown A1, A3
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons LC resident - unknown A3
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster LC resident - unknown A3
Pileated Parrot Pionopsitta pileata LC resident - unknown A3
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon Amazona vinacea EN resident 1998-2007 unknown A1, A3
Streak-capped Antwren Terenura maculata LC resident - unknown A3
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus LC resident - unknown A3
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa LC resident - unknown A3
Dusky-tailed Antbird Drymophila malura LC resident - unknown A3
White-shouldered Fire-eye Pyriglena leucoptera LC resident - unknown A3
Conopophaga lineata NR resident - unknown A3
Xiphorhynchus fuscus NR resident - unknown A3
Black-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus falcularius LC resident - unknown A3
Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus LC resident - unknown A3
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia lichtensteini LC resident - unknown A3
Automolus leucophthalmus NR resident - unknown A3
Olive Spinetail Cranioleuca obsoleta LC resident - unknown A3
Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla LC resident - unknown A3
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata LC resident - unknown A3
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis VU resident 1998-2007 unknown A1, A3
Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens LC resident - unknown A3
Southern Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus eximius NT resident - unknown A1, A3
Grey-hooded Flycatcher Mionectes rufiventris LC resident - unknown A3
Eared Pygmy-tyrant Myiornis auricularis LC resident - unknown A3
Drab-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus diops LC resident - unknown A3
Greenish Tyrannulet Phyllomyias virescens LC resident - unknown A3
Shear-tailed Grey Tyrant Muscipipra vetula LC resident - unknown A3
Rufous-crowned Greenlet Hylophilus poicilotis LC resident - unknown A3
Creamy-bellied Gnatcatcher Polioptila lactea NT resident - unknown A1, A3
Chestnut-bellied Euphonia Euphonia pectoralis LC resident - unknown A3
Amaurospiza moesta NR resident - unknown A1, A3
Ruby-crowned Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus LC resident - unknown A3
Chestnut-headed Tanager Thlypopsis pyrrhocoma LC resident - unknown A3
Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor LC resident - unknown A3
Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon LC resident - 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 very high not assessed high
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Itabó Biological Reserve 13,807 protected area contains site 11,310


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical semi-deciduous forest, Tropical semi-evergreen forest -
Savanna Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Entidad Binacional Itaipú

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Reserva Itabó - Itaipú. Downloaded from on 17/09/2019.