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Cajas-Mazán


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
Purple-throated Sunangel Heliangelus viola LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Ecuadorian Hillstar Oreotrochilus chimborazo LC resident 2003 present A3
Rainbow-bearded Thornbill Chalcostigma herrani LC resident 2003 present A3
Viridian Metaltail Metallura williami LC resident 2003 rare A3
Violet-throated Metaltail Metallura baroni EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Glowing Puffleg Eriocnemis vestita LC resident 2003 rare A3
Rainbow Starfrontlet Coeligena iris LC resident 2003 present A2
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Red-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii VU resident 2003 rare A1
Scytalopus canus NR resident 2003 present A3
Spillmann's Tapaculo Scytalopus spillmanni LC resident 2003 present A3
Stout-billed Cinclodes Cinclodes excelsior LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Flammulated Treehunter Thripadectes flammulatus LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Mouse-colored Thistletail Asthenes griseomurina LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Agile Tit-tyrant Uromyias agilis LC resident 2003 rare A3
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa LC resident 2003 common A3
Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa LC resident 2003 present A3
Pale-naped Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidinucha LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-headed Hemispingus Pseudospingus verticalis LC resident 2003 rare A3
Giant Conebill Conirostrum binghami NT resident 2003 present A1
Black Flowerpiercer Diglossa humeralis LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-chested Mountain-tanager Cnemathraupis eximia LC resident 2003 rare 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)
Rio Dudayhuaico Protected Forest 1,845 protected area contained by site 1,845
Parque Nacional Cajas Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 29,477 protected area contained by site 29,477
Cajas National Park 28,808 protected area contained by site 28,808

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) -
Rocky areas -
Grassland Paramo -
Forest Elfin forest, Polylepis woodland, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Rivers, Streams -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cajas-Mazán. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018.