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Arenal-Monteverde


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Guan Chamaepetes unicolor LC resident 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU resident 2006 50-249 individuals A1
Black-breasted Wood-quail Odontophorus leucolaemus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Buff-fronted Quail-dove Zentrygon costaricensis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purplish-backed Quail-dove Zentrygon lawrencii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Chiriqui Quail-dove Zentrygon chiriquensis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-bellied Hummingbird Eupherusa nigriventris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Coppery-headed Emerald Elvira cupreiceps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-bellied Mountain-gem Lampornis hemileucus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis calolaemus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Lampornis castaneoventris NR breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Magenta-throated Woodstar Calliphlox bryantae LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Bare-shanked Screech-owl Megascops clarkii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno NT resident 2006 100-250 individuals A1
Trogon aurantiiventris NR breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum VU breeding 2006 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis VU resident 2006 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus EN resident 2006 4 individuals A1
Streak-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus striaticeps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Silvery-fronted Tapaculo Scytalopus argentifrons LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Streak-breasted Treehunter Thripadectes rufobrunneus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ruddy Treerunner Margarornis rubiginosus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Bare-necked Umbrellabird Cephalopterus glabricollis EN breeding 2006 50-100 individuals A1, A2, A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU breeding 2000-2006 50-250 individuals A1, A2
Lovely Cotinga Cotinga amabilis LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Myiodynastes hemichrysus NR breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis VU resident 2006 < 50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Black-capped Flycatcher Empidonax atriceps LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Dark Pewee Contopus lugubris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Northern Nightingale-wren Microcerculus philomela LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-throated Wren Pheugopedius atrogularis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Stripe-breasted Wren Cantorchilus thoracicus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-faced Solitaire Myadestes melanops LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys caudatus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Golden-browed Chlorophonia Chlorophonia callophrys LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Tawny-capped Euphonia Euphonia anneae LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Sooty-capped Bush-tanager Chlorospingus pileatus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-faced Finch Arremon crassirostris LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-thighed Finch Pselliophorus tibialis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Wrenthrush Zeledonia coronata LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-cowled Oriole Icterus prosthemelas LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Flame-throated Warbler Oreothlypis gutturalis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-cheeked Warbler Basileuterus melanogenys LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Collared Whitestart Myioborus torquatus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-thighed Grosbeak Pheucticus tibialis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Black-and-yellow Tanager Chrysothlypis chrysomelas LC breeding 2006 unknown A2
Sulphur-rumped Tanager Heterospingus rubrifrons LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio leucothorax LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei NT resident 2006 400-600 individuals A1, A2, A3
Spangle-cheeked Tanager Tangara dowii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zona Emerg Volc Arenal Forest Reserve 235 unknown 0
Peñas Blancas (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 2,400 protected area contained by site 2,400
Montes de Oro Protective Zone 1,830 unknown 0
Curi Cancha National Wildlife Refuge 71 protected area contained by site 68
Cuenca del Río Abangares Protective Zone 4,367 unknown 0
Arenal-Monteverde Protective Zone 28,314 unknown 0
Arenal National Park 12,080 unknown 11,898
Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve 7,800 unknown 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arenal-Monteverde. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2020.