North "Quebradas" and grasslands

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
Mottled Piculet Picumnus nebulosus NT resident 1998 90 individuals A1
Straight-billed Reedhaunter Limnoctites rectirostris NT resident 2001 90 individuals A1, A2
Sharp-tailed Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta VU resident 1998-2001 90 individuals A1
Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus EN resident 2007-2008 90 individuals 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle del Lunarejo Paisaje Protegido 29,286 protected area contained by site 29,286
Reserva de Biosfera Bioma Pampa UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 110,882 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Campo grassland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North "Quebradas" and grasslands. Downloaded from on 04/12/2022.