MX033
Chamela-Cuitzmala


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 Mexican Chachalaca Ortalis poliocephala LC resident 1995 present A3
Banded Quail Philortyx fasciatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Elegant Quail Callipepla douglasii LC resident 1995 present A3
Plain-capped Starthroat Heliomaster constantii LC resident 1995 - A3
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC resident 1995 present A3
Colima Pygmy-owl Glaucidium palmarum LC resident 1995 present A3
Balsas Screech-owl Megascops seductus LC resident 1995 present A1, A3
Citreoline Trogon Trogon citreolus LC resident 1995 present A3
Russet-crowned Motmot Momotus mexicanus LC resident 1995 present A3
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysogenys LC resident 1995 present A3
Lilac-crowned Amazon Amazona finschi EN resident 1995 present A1
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix EN resident 1995 present A1
Mexican Parrotlet Forpus cyanopygius NT resident 1995 present A2, A3
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 1995 present A1
Flammulated Flycatcher Deltarhynchus flammulatus LC resident 1995 present A3
Golden Greenlet Pachysylvia hypochrysea LC resident 1995 present A3
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii LC winter 1995 unknown A1
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC resident 1995 present A3
San Blas Jay Cyanocorax sanblasianus LC resident 1995 present A2, A3
Rosy Thrush-tanager Rhodinocichla rosea LC resident 1995 - A3
Stripe-headed Sparrow Peucaea ruficauda LC resident 1995 - A3
Black-chested Sparrow Peucaea humeralis LC resident 1995 present A3
Yellow-winged Cacique Cassiculus melanicterus LC resident 1995 present A3
Granatellus venustus NR resident 1995 present A3
Orange-breasted Bunting Passerina leclancherii LC resident 1995 present A3
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC breeding 1995 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)
Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve 13,142 is identical to site 13,142

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical semi-deciduous, Tropical deciduous, Gallery & riparian, Mangrove -
Other -
Unknown -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Privada y federal.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chamela-Cuitzmala. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2019.