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Alejandro de Humboldt


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
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 2005 unknown A1
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Geotrygon caniceps NR resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Coccyzus merlini NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Kite Chondrohierax wilsonii CR resident 1980 unknown A1, A3
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi EN resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Trogon Priotelus temnurus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis CR resident 1980 unknown A1
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Parakeet Psittacara euops VU resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis EN resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus LC resident 2005 unknown A3
Cuban Gnatcatcher Polioptila lembeyei LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Cuban Solitaire Myadestes elisabeth NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi LC resident 2005 unknown A2, A3
Icterus dominicensis NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Blackbird Ptiloxena atroviolacea LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Pyrrhulagra nigra NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Grassquit Phonipara canora LC resident 2007 unknown A3

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)
Cuchillas del Toa Protected Area of Managed Resources 201,778 protected area contains site 70,835
Cuchillas del Toa UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 208,305 protected area contains site 70,835
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park 70,835 is identical to site 70,835

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine forests, Gallery (or Riparian) forest, Mangrove, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Sea -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Urban and industrial areas, Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
energy production and mining -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alejandro de Humboldt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2020.