El Jicarito

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

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
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus LC unknown - 800 individuals A4i
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii LC unknown - unknown A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis LC unknown - unknown A3
Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi LC unknown - unknown A3
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii LC unknown - unknown A1
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC unknown - unknown A3
Banded Wren Thryophilus pleurostictus LC unknown - unknown A3
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC unknown - unknown A1

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
El Jicarito Area de Manejo de Habitat por Especie 6,919 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes & swamps -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Jicarito. Downloaded from on 29/10/2020.