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Rio Bravo CMA Gallon Jug Estate


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula LC resident 1990-2007 20,000-49,999 individuals A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Black-throated Bobwhite Colinus nigrogularis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Ocellated Turkey Meleagris ocellata NT resident 1990-2007 10,000-19,999 individuals A1, A3
Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus LC resident 1990-2007 250-999 individuals A3
Yucatan Nightjar Antrostomus badius LC resident 1990-2007 250-999 individuals A3
Wedge-tailed Sabrewing Pampa curvipennis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Yucatan Woodpecker Melanerpes pygmaeus LC resident 1990-2007 present A3
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla anabatina LC resident 1990-2007 20,000-49,999 individuals A3
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Lovely Cotinga Cotinga amabilis LC resident 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A3
Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet Ornithion semiflavum LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT passage 1990-2007 50-249 individuals A1
Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Yucatan Flycatcher Myiarchus yucatanensis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Yucatan Vireo Vireo magister LC resident 1990-2007 unknown A2, A3
Yucatan Jay Cyanocorax yucatanicus LC resident 1990-2007 50-249 individuals A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC resident 1990-2007 10,000-19,999 individuals A3
Green-backed Sparrow Arremonops chloronotus LC resident 1990-2007 20,000-49,999 individuals A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC resident 1990-2007 50,000-99,999 individuals A3
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea NT passage 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A1
Grey-throated Chat Granatellus sallaei LC resident 1990-2007 250-999 individuals A3
Rose-throated Tanager Piranga roseogularis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Black-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio aurantius LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus LC resident 1990-2007 unknown A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary 2,422 protected area contained by site 2,422
Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area Private Reserve 104,897 protected area contained by site 99,483
Labouring Creek Jaguar Corridor Labouring Creek Jaguar Corridor Wildlife Sanctuary 3,717 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gallon Jug Estate Private Reserve 55,000 protected area contained by site 55,000
Aguas Turbias National Park 3,622 protected area overlaps with site 3,545

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Marine Neritic -
Forest Mangrove -
Savanna -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rio Bravo CMA Gallon Jug Estate. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/rio-bravo-cma-gallon-jug-estate-iba-belize on 25/02/2024.