CU005
Cienaga de Lanier y Sur de la Isla de la Juventud


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
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 2005 24,000 individuals A1
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 800,000 individuals A1
Key West Quail-dove Geotrygon chrysia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Coccyzus merlini NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis LC resident 2007 171 individuals A4i
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Trogon Priotelus temnurus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT resident 2007 580 individuals A1, A3
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Yellow-headed Warbler Teretistris fernandinae LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Icterus dominicensis NR unknown 2007 unknown A3
Red-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius assimilis LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Cuban Blackbird Ptiloxena atroviolacea LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Pyrrhulagra nigra NR resident 2007 unknown 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)
Sur de la Isla de la Juventud Protected Area of Managed Resources 131,139 is identical to site 0
Los Indios Ecological Reserve 5,581 protected area contains site 0
Ciénaga de Lanier y Sur de la Isla de la Juventud Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 126,200 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Flooded tropical evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Freshwater marshes/swamps -
Sea Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) -
Introduced vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cienaga de Lanier y Sur de la Isla de la Juventud. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2020.