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Bosawas


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
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra VU breeding 2000-2006 50-249 individuals A1
Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula LC breeding 2000-2006 unknown A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2000-2006 50-249 individuals A1
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis NT breeding 2000-2006 < 50 individuals A1
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja NT breeding 2000-2006 < 50 individuals A1
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus EN unknown 2000-2006 50-249 individuals A1
Streak-crowned Antvireo Dysithamnus striaticeps LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla anabatina LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
White-collared Manakin Manacus candei LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Lovely Cotinga Cotinga amabilis LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Snowy Cotinga Carpodectes nitidus LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis VU unknown 2000-2006 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Olive-backed Euphonia Euphonia gouldi LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Black-cowled Oriole Icterus prosthemelas LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT winter 2000-2006 50-249 individuals A1
Black-faced Grosbeak Caryothraustes poliogaster LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
White-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio leucothorax LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Crimson-collared Tanager Ramphocelus sanguinolentus LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown A3
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus passerinii LC unknown 2000-2006 unknown 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zona de Amortiguamiento (Bosawas) Reserva de la Biosfera 1,200,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerro Saslaya Parque Nacional 15,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bosawas UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2,181,500 protected area contains site 774,175
Bosawas Reserva Natural 744,190 protected area contained by site 730,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen, Second-growth & disturbed -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bosawas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.