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Cayería Centro - Oriental de Villa Clara


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
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 2007 100 individuals A1, A4i
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2004 300 individuals A1
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus NT winter 2004 unknown A1, A4i
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident 2007 1,000 individuals A4i
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2007 162 individuals B4i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2007 86 individuals A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC resident 2007 96 individuals B4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC resident 2007 100 individuals B4i
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC winter 2004 unknown 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)
Santa Maria - Los Caimanes National Park 28,831 protected area overlaps with site 0
Las Loras Wildlife Refuge 6,378 protected area contained by site 6,378
Lanzanillo Pajonal Fragoso Wildlife Refuge 87,071 protected area contained by site 87,071
Cayo Francés Ecological Reserve 6,181 protected area overlaps with site 0
Buenavista UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 313,500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Buenavista Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 313,500 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
Sea Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys -
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Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cayería Centro - Oriental de Villa Clara. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2020.