Coiba National Park

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
Brown-backed Dove Leptotila battyi VU breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Coiba Spinetail Cranioleuca dissita LC breeding 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU resident 2006 50-249 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Isla Montuosa y Banco Hannibal Zona Especial de Proteccion Marina 178,329 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 430,825 protected area overlaps with site 270,125
Coiba Parque Nacional 254,821 is identical to site 270,125


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest Mangrove -
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coiba National Park. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.