PA007
Cerro Santiago


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
Black Guan Chamaepetes unicolor LC breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Black-breasted Wood-quail Odontophorus leucolaemus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Buff-fronted Quail-dove Zentrygon costaricensis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Chiriqui Quail-dove Zentrygon chiriquensis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Dusky Nightjar Antrostomus saturatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-tailed Emerald Elvira chionura LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis calolaemus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Glow-throated Hummingbird Selasphorus ardens EN breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Bare-shanked Screech-owl Megascops clarkii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Collared Trogon Trogon collaris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Prong-billed Barbet Semnornis frantzii LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Silvery-fronted Tapaculo Scytalopus argentifrons LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Streak-breasted Treehunter Thripadectes rufobrunneus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Bare-necked Umbrellabird Cephalopterus glabricollis EN breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-winged Vireo Vireo carmioli LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-faced Solitaire Myadestes melanops LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-billed Nightingale-thrush Catharus gracilirostris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-capped Bush-tanager Chlorospingus pileatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Sooty-faced Finch Arremon crassirostris LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-green Finch Pselliophorus luteoviridis VU breeding 2006 2,500-9,999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Collared Whitestart Myioborus torquatus LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Slaty Flowerpiercer Diglossa plumbea LC unknown 2006 unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei NT breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Spangle-cheeked Tanager Tangara dowii LC unknown 2006 unknown 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cerro Santiago. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.