PR015
Carite


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
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 1990 50-249 individuals A1
Green Mango Anthracothorax viridis LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Mango Anthracothorax aurulentus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Euphonia Euphonia sclateri LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Elfin Woods Warbler Setophaga angelae EN resident 1977 unknown A1, A2
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis LC resident 1988 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Tanager Nesospingus speculiferus VU resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra portoricensis LC resident 1994 unknown 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Carite Commonwealth Forest 2,705 protected area contained by site 2,705
Bosque Estatal De Carite State Resource Management Area 2,700 protected area contained by site 0
Area Natural Protegida Jorge Sotomayor Del Toro Private Conservation 16 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Elfin forest -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carite. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/10/2022.