Jucuarán Hills

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
White-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis leucogastra LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC unknown - unknown A3
Pacific Screech-owl Megascops cooperi LC unknown - unknown A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis LC unknown - unknown A3
Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi LC unknown - unknown A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC unknown - unknown A3
Banded Wren Thryophilus pleurostictus LC unknown - 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Xiriualtique-Jiquilisco UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 100,159 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Redención Natural Area 140 unknown 0
El Caballito Area Natural Protegida 206 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bahía de Jiquilisco Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 63,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical semi-deciduous, Mangrove -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards & groves -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jucuarán Hills. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020.