Cashca Totoras Protected Forest

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii VU resident 2003 present A1

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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Cashca-Totoras Protected Forest 6,537 protected area contained by site 6,537


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Elfin forest, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Semihumid/humid montane scrub -
Grassland Paramo -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Forestry and agro-industrial plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cashca Totoras Protected Forest. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.