Cordillera Huayhuash


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Puna Tinamou Tinamotis pentlandii LC resident 2003 present A3
Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera LC resident 2003 present A4i
Crested Duck Lophonetta specularioides LC resident 2003 present A4i
Bare-faced Ground-dove Metriopelia ceciliae LC resident 2003 present A3
Black Metaltail Metallura phoebe LC resident 2003 present A3
Andean Coot Fulica ardesiaca LC resident 2003 present A4i
Giant Coot Fulica gigantea LC resident 2003 present A3, A4i
Andean Lapwing Vanellus resplendens LC resident 2003 present A4i
Andean Gull Larus serranus LC resident 2003 present A4i
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Southern Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola LC resident 2003 present A3
Stripe-headed Antpitta Grallaria andicolus LC resident 2003 present A3
Dark-winged Miner Geositta saxicolina LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Striated Earthcreeper Geocerthia serrana LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Buff-breasted Earthcreeper Upucerthia validirostris LC resident 2003 present A3
White-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes palliatus CR resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Tawny Tit-spinetail Sylviorthorhynchus yanacensis NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Rusty-crowned Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura pileata LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Streak-throated Canastero Asthenes humilis LC resident 2003 present A3
Canyon Canastero Asthenes pudibunda LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-cheeked Cotinga Zaratornis stresemanni VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Ash-breasted Tit-tyrant Anairetes alpinus EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
D'Orbigny's Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca oenanthoides LC resident 2003 present A3
Andean Negrito Lessonia oreas LC resident 2003 present A3
Puna Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola juninensis LC resident 2003 present A3
White-fronted Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albifrons LC resident 2003 present A3
Andean Swallow Orochelidon andecola LC resident 2003 present A3
Rusty-bellied Brush-finch Atlapetes nationi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Giant Conebill Conirostrum binghami NT resident 2003 present A1
Bright-rumped Yellow-finch Sicalis uropigyalis LC resident 2003 present A3
Peruvian Sierra-finch Phrygilus punensis LC resident 2003 present A3
White-winged Diuca-finch Chionodacryon speculiferum LC resident 2003 present 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Huayuash Reserved Zone 67,590 unknown 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Polylepis woodland -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub, Riparian scrub/thickets -
Grassland Puna -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cordillera Huayhuash. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.