Bosque de Polylepis de Taquesi

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
Scaled Metaltail Metallura aeneocauda LC resident 2003 present A2
Hooded Mountain-toucan Andigena cucullata LC resident 2003 present A2
Scribble-tailed Canastero Asthenes maculicauda LC resident 2003 present A2
Black-throated Thistletail Asthenes harterti LC resident 2003 present A2
Light-crowned Spinetail Cranioleuca albiceps LC resident 2003 present A2
Ash-breasted Tit-tyrant Anairetes alpinus EN resident 2003 present A1, A2
Orange-browed Hemispingus Kleinothraupis calophrys LC resident 2003 present A2
Golden-collared Tanager Iridosornis jelskii LC resident 2003 present 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland -
Grassland Puna -
Wetlands (inland) Streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bosque de Polylepis de Taquesi. Downloaded from on 19/05/2021.