The site was identified as important in 2008 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|
|Andean Condor Vultur gryphus||VU||resident||2003||present||A1|
|Rufous-bellied Mountain-tanager Pseudosaltator rufiventris||LC||resident||2003||present||A1|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Shrubland||Arid montane scrub||-|
|Artificial/Terrestrial||Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground||-|
|Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks)||Inland cliffs||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Azurduy. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/azurduy-iba-bolivia on 03/10/2023.