Fort Chaffee

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT breeding 2004 153 individuals A1
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus LC non-breeding 2003 149 individuals A1
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii LC breeding 2004 115 individuals A1
Bachman's Sparrow Peucaea aestivalis NT breeding 2003 83 individuals A1
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC breeding 2003 124 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Fort Chaffee. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.