BZ001
Northeastern Belize


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
Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Black-throated Bobwhite Colinus nigrogularis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus LC resident 1990-2007 present A3
Yucatan Nightjar Antrostomus badius LC resident 1990-2007 present A3
Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis LC resident 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A3
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC resident 1990-2007 250-999 individuals A3
Yucatan Woodpecker Melanerpes pygmaeus LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Yellow-lored Amazon Amazona xantholora LC resident 1990-2007 unknown A3
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix EN resident 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A1
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla anabatina LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet Ornithion semiflavum LC resident 1990-2007 50-249 individuals A3
Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Yucatan Flycatcher Myiarchus yucatanensis LC resident 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A3
Yucatan Vireo Vireo magister LC resident 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A2, A3
Yucatan Jay Cyanocorax yucatanicus LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Black Catbird Melanoptila glabrirostris NT resident 1990-2007 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Green-backed Sparrow Arremonops chloronotus LC - 1990-2007 2,500-9,999 individuals A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Orange Oriole Icterus auratus LC resident 1990-2007 unknown A3
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea NT passage 1990-2007 < 50 individuals A1
Rose-throated Tanager Piranga roseogularis LC resident 1990-2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A3
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC resident 1990-2007 present 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)
Shipstern Nature Reserve Private Reserve 8,228 protected area contained by site 7,625
Rocky Point, Ambergris Caye Spawning Aggregation Site Reserves 568 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rocky Point Spawning Aggregation Marine Reserve 494 protected area overlaps with site 494
Little Guana Caye Bird Sanctuary 1 protected area overlaps with site 2
Honey Camp National Park 3,145 protected area contained by site 3,145
Grants Land Public Reserve 1 protected area contained by site 0
Freshwater Creek Forest Reserve 11,359 protected area contained by site 13,514
Fireburn Private Reserve 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolphin Park Public Reserve 1 protected area overlaps with site 1
Corozal Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 73,046 protected area overlaps with site 73,049
Cerro Maya Archaeological Reserve 18 protected area contained by site 17
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 96,300 protected area overlaps with site 10,917
Bacalar Chico National Park 11,391 protected area overlaps with site 5,115
Bacalar Chico Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve 6,304 protected area overlaps with site 1,698

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) -
Savanna -
Coastline -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northeastern Belize. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.