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Arajuno-Alto Napo


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2005 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
Salvin's Curassow Mitu salvini LC resident 2003 present A3
Threnetes niger NR resident 2003 present A3
Great-billed Hermit Phaethornis malaris LC resident 2003 present A3
White-eared Jacamar Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis LC resident 2003 present A3
Cerise-crowned Jacamar Galbula chalcocephala LC resident 2003 present A3
Brown Nunlet Nonnula brunnea LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Lafresnaye's Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephalus LC resident 2003 present A3
Dugand's Antwren Herpsilochmus dugandi LC resident 2003 present A3
Ochre-striped Antpitta Grallaria dignissima LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-lored Antpitta Myrmothera fulviventris LC resident 2003 present A3
Golden-winged Tody-flycatcher Poecilotriccus calopterus LC resident 2003 present A2
Olive-chested Flycatcher Myiophobus cryptoxanthus LC resident 2003 present A2
Ecuadorian Cacique Cacicus sclateri LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Fulvous Shrike-tanager Lanio fulvus LC resident 2003 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2005).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
no unset good

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Selva Viva Forest Reserve 1,115 protected area contained by site 0
Reserva Jatun Sacha Forest Reserve 2,000 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Riverine sand beaches, Streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land -
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Gallery (or Riparian) forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Arajuno-Alto Napo. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/arajuno-alto-napo-iba-ecuador on 29/02/2024.