Ciénega de Tláhuac

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
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis LC resident 2013 1,674 individuals A4i
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus LC winter 2013 3,000 individuals A4i
Black-polled Yellowthroat Geothlypis speciosa EN resident - min 1 individuals 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.

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)
Santuario del Agua Lagunas de Xico Parque Estatal 1,557 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Freshwater marshes & swamps -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal, privada y estatal.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ciénega de Tláhuac. Downloaded from on 19/09/2020.