Presa de Valsequillo

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Dusky Hummingbird Cynanthus sordidus LC resident 2002-2012 7 individuals A2
Grey-breasted Woodpecker Melanerpes hypopolius LC resident 2011-2014 4 individuals A2
Bridled Sparrow Peucaea mystacalis LC resident 2011-2012 7 individuals A2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra del Tentzo Protected Natural Area 60,778 protected area contains site 6,285


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest -
Grassland Second-growth & grazed -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Privada  (48%)
Comunal/ejidal (40%)
Zona Federal Marítimo Terrestre(12%)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Presa de Valsequillo. Downloaded from on 02/12/2021.