Beni Biological Station Biosphere Reserve

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
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident - present A1
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata NT resident - present A1
White-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus candicans VU resident 2008 10-20 individuals A1, A3
Rufous-faced Crake Laterallus xenopterus VU resident - present A1
Fawn-breasted Wren Cantorchilus guarayanus LC resident - present A3
Black-throated Saltator Saltator atricollis LC resident - present A3
Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis NT non-breeding - present A1

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yacuma Parque Regional 221,698 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Estación Biológica del Beni Reserva de la Biósfera 135,015 protected area overlaps with site 135,000
Estación Biológica Beni UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 135,000 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen forest, Palm forest -
Savanna Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Rivers -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Beni Biological Station Biosphere Reserve. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.