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Bakhuys mountains


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
Marail Guan Penelope marail LC resident - present A3
Black Curassow Crax alector VU resident - present A3
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis NT resident - present A1
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja NT resident - present A1
Yellow-billed Jacamar Galbula albirostris LC resident - present A3
Guianan Puffbird Notharchus macrorhynchos LC resident - present A3
Black Nunbird Monasa atra LC resident - present A3
Guianan Toucanet Selenidera piperivora LC resident - present A3
Green Araçari Pteroglossus viridis LC resident - present A3
Black-spotted Barbet Capito niger LC resident - present A3
Golden-collared Woodpecker Veniliornis cassini LC resident - present A3
Caica Parrot Pyrilia caica NT resident - present A3
Blue-cheeked Amazon Amazona dufresniana NT resident - present A1, A3
Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephalus LC resident - present A3
Rufous-bellied Antwren Isleria guttata LC resident - present A3
Spot-tailed Antwren Herpsilochmus sticturus LC resident - present A3
Todd's Antwren Herpsilochmus stictocephalus LC resident - present A3
Black-throated Antshrike Frederickena viridis LC resident - present A3
Band-tailed Antshrike Thamnophilus melanothorax LC resident - present A3
Rufous-throated Antbird Gymnopithys rufigula LC resident - present A3
Black-headed Antbird Percnostola rufifrons LC resident - present A3
Red-billed Woodcreeper Hylexetastes perrotii LC resident - present A3
McConnell's Spinetail Synallaxis macconnelli LC resident - present A3
Tiny Tyrant-manakin Tyranneutes virescens LC resident - present A3
White-fronted Manakin Lepidothrix serena LC resident - present A3
White-throated Manakin Corapipo gutturalis LC resident - present A3
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola rupicola LC resident - present A3
Capuchinbird Perissocephalus tricolor LC resident - present A3
Dusky Purpletuft Iodopleura fusca LC resident - present A3
Glossy-backed Becard Pachyramphus surinamus LC resident - present A3
Olive-green Tyrannulet Phylloscartes virescens LC resident - present A3
Boat-billed Tody-tyrant Hemitriccus josephinae LC resident - present A3
Painted Tody-flycatcher Todirostrum pictum LC resident - present A3
Yellow-throated Flycatcher Conopias parvus LC resident - present A3
White-throated Pewee Contopus albogularis LC resident - present A3
Cayenne Jay Cyanocorax cayanus LC resident - present A3
Collared Gnatwren Microbates collaris LC resident - present A3
Plumbeous Euphonia Euphonia plumbea LC resident - present A3
Finsch's Euphonia Euphonia finschi LC resident - uncommon A3
Blue-backed Tanager Cyanicterus cyanicterus LC resident - present 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Central Suriname Nature Reserve World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,600,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Central Suriname Nature Reserve 1,600,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen forest, River-edge (river island) forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
energy production and mining -
not utilised -
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Land ownership
Owned by the state. Billiton has an exploration consession for bauxite it is almost sure that the hill tops will be mined in the near future.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bakhuys mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2021.