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Centro Científico Río Palenque


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
Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2
Dusky Pigeon Patagioenas goodsoni LC resident 2003 uncommon A2, A3
Pallid Dove Leptotila pallida LC resident 2003 common A3
Ecuadorian Ground-dove Columbina buckleyi LC resident 2003 present A2
White-whiskered Hermit Phaethornis yaruqui LC resident 2003 common A3
Purple-chested Hummingbird Amazilia rosenbergi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Grey-backed Hawk Pseudastur occidentalis EN resident 2003 present A1, A2
Choco Toucan Ramphastos brevis LC resident 2003 common A2, A3
Orange-fronted Barbet Capito squamatus NT resident 2003 common A1, A2, A3
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis NT resident 2003 uncommon A1
Rose-faced Parrot Pyrilia pulchra LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Pacific Parrotlet Forpus coelestis LC resident 2003 uncommon A2
Red-masked Parakeet Psittacara erythrogenys NT resident 2003 rare A2
Rufous-crowned Pittasoma Pittasoma rufopileatum NT resident 2003 present A2, A3
Elegant Crescentchest Melanopareia elegans LC resident 2003 present A2
Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus LC resident 2003 present A2
Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger VU resident 2003 present A2
Black-tipped Cotinga Carpodectes hopkei LC resident 2003 present A3
Pacific Royal Flycatcher Onychorhynchus occidentalis VU resident 2003 present A2
Slaty Becard Pachyramphus spodiurus VU resident 2003 present A1, A2
Pacific Flatbill Rhynchocyclus pacificus LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Pacific Elaenia Myiopagis subplacens LC resident 2003 rare A2
Ochraceous Attila Attila torridus VU resident 2003 present A1
Sooty-crowned Flycatcher Myiarchus phaeocephalus LC resident 2003 present A2
Grey-breasted Flycatcher Lathrotriccus griseipectus VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2
Ecuadorian Thrush Turdus maculirostris LC resident 2003 common A2
Plumbeous-backed Thrush Turdus reevei LC resident 2003 present A2
Grey-and-gold Warbler Myiothlypis fraseri LC resident 2003 present A2
Scarlet-breasted Dacnis Dacnis berlepschi VU resident 2003 present A2
Crimson-breasted Finch Rhodospingus cruentus LC resident 2003 frequent A2
Blue-whiskered Tanager Tangara johannae NT resident 2003 rare A2, 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)
Centro Científico Río Palenque Forest Reserve 167 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Centro Científico Río Palenque. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2020.