Manteles - El Triunfo - Sucre

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2014 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
Noble Snipe Gallinago nobilis NT resident 2008-2014 50-249 individuals A1
Cinnamon Screech-owl Megascops petersoni LC resident - present A2
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2008-2014 50-249 individuals A1
Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus LC resident 2008-2014 present A2
Giant Antpitta Grallaria gigantea VU resident 2008-2010 < 50 individuals A1, A2
Greater Scythebill Drymotoxeres pucheranii NT resident - present A1
Stout-billed Cinclodes Cinclodes excelsior LC resident - present A2
Chestnut-bellied Cotinga Doliornis remseni NT resident 2008-2010 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Masked Mountain-tanager Tephrophilus wetmorei VU resident 2008-2014 min 40 individuals A1, A2
White-capped Tanager Sericossypha albocristata VU resident - present A1
Stolzmann's Tanager Urothraupis stolzmanni LC resident 2008-2014 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2014).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Llanganates Parque Nacional 219,919 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Polylepis woodland, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Grassland Paramo -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land, Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Improved pasture land, Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -

Land ownership

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Manteles - El Triunfo - Sucre. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.