Bosque Protector Dudas-Mazar

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Purple-throated Sunangel Heliangelus viola LC resident 2003 common A2
Violet-throated Metaltail Metallura baroni VU resident 2003 uncommon A1
Rainbow Starfrontlet Coeligena iris LC resident 2003 common A2
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca LC resident 2003 uncommon A1
Red-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops EN resident 2003 uncommon A2
Crescent-faced Antpitta Grallaricula lineifrons LC resident 2003 rare A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Sangay Parque Nacional 486,613 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mazar Refugio de Vida Silvestre 0 unknown 0
Dudas-Mazar-PĂșlpito-Juval Protected Forest 5,000 unknown 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Grassland Paramo, Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
water management -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bosque Protector Dudas-Mazar. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.