IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii EN resident - present A1, A2
Golden-tailed Parrotlet Touit surdus VU resident - 30 individuals A1
Golden-capped Parakeet Aratinga auricapillus LC resident - 30 individuals A1
Band-tailed Antwren Myrmotherula urosticta VU resident - 100 individuals A1, A2
Scalloped Antbird Myrmoderus ruficauda EN resident - present A1, A2
Bahia Tapaculo Eleoscytalopus psychopompus EN resident 2005 present A1, A2
Striated Softtail Thripophaga macroura VU resident - present A1, A2
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis NT unknown - 30 individuals A1
White-winged Cotinga Xipholena atropurpurea VU resident - present A1, A2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Área De Proteção Ambiental Caminhos Ecológicos Da Boa Esperança Área de Proteção Ambiental 230,296 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baixo-Sul. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.