Formoso do Araguaia

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident - present A1
Wood Stork Mycteria americana LC resident 2007 1,000 individuals A4i
Jabiru Jabiru mycteria LC resident 2007 500 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a resident 2007 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Cerrado, Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Forest Gallery (or Riparian) forest -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Freshwater marshes/swamps -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Formoso do Araguaia. Downloaded from on 05/07/2022.