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Complejo de Humedales del Noroeste de Chihuahua


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
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens LC winter 1981-2001 70,905-76,000 individuals A4i
Ross's Goose Anser rossii LC non-breeding 1981-2001 5,000-15,000 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1999-2003 1-24,335 individuals A4i
Redhead Aythya americana LC non-breeding 1981-2001 min 9,335 individuals A4i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC non-breeding 1981-2001 10,000-22,000 individuals A4i
American Wigeon Mareca americana LC non-breeding 1981-2001 15,000-22,300 individuals A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter - 19,000-28,000 individuals A4i
Common Teal Anas crecca LC non-breeding 1981-2001 14,260-22,000 individuals A4i
Whooping Crane Grus americana EN winter 2013 2-5 individuals A1, A4i
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos LC non-breeding 2009 1-4,500 individuals A4i
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus NT winter 2013 280-540 individuals A1, A4i
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus LC winter 2013 1,600-2,400 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a - - 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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)
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho San Luis Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 3,000 protected area contained by site 3,000
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho Ojo de Federico Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 9,830 protected area contained by site 9,830
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho Manantiales de Valerio Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 8,400 protected area contains site 8,400
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho La Tecolota Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 3,000 protected area contained by site 3,000
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho La Laguna Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 3,804 protected area contained by site 3,804
Reserva Privada de Conservación Rancho El Fresno Zona Especial Sujeta a Conservación Ecológica 10,000 protected area contained by site 10,000
Reserva Ejidal de Conservación Ejido Ascensión Other 4,100 protected area contained by site 4,100

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Desert -
Grassland -
Other -
Shrubland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Land ownership
Privada
Estatal 
Comunal/Ejidal 



Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Complejo de Humedales del Noroeste de Chihuahua. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2019.