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Corredor Awacachi


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
Berlepsch's Tinamou Crypturellus berlepschi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Baudo Guan Penelope ortoni EN resident 2003 present A2
Wattled Guan Aburria aburri NT resident 2003 present A1
Dusky Pigeon Patagioenas goodsoni LC resident 2003 frequent A2, A3
Choco Poorwill Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi NT resident 2003 uncommon A1, A2, A3
White-whiskered Hermit Phaethornis yaruqui LC resident 2003 common A3
Velvet-purple Coronet Boissonneaua jardini LC resident 2003 present A2
Purple-chested Hummingbird Amazilia rosenbergi LC resident 2003 frequent A2, A3
Banded Ground-cuckoo Neomorphus radiolosus EN resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Plumbeous Hawk Cryptoleucopteryx plumbea NT resident 2003 present A1
Choco Trogon Trogon comptus LC resident 2003 frequent A2
Choco Toucan Ramphastos brevis LC resident 2003 frequent A2, A3
Orange-fronted Barbet Capito squamatus LC resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Five-colored Barbet Capito quinticolor NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Lita Woodpecker Piculus litae LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Choco Woodpecker Veniliornis chocoensis NT resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Plumbeous Forest-falcon Micrastur plumbeus VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Rose-faced Parrot Pyrilia pulchra LC resident 2003 uncommon A2, A3
Stub-tailed Antbird Sipia berlepschi LC resident 2003 frequent A2, A3
Rufous-crowned Pittasoma Pittasoma rufopileatum NT resident 2003 present A2, A3
Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus LC resident 2003 rare A2
Orange-breasted Fruiteater Pipreola jucunda LC resident 2003 present A2
Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger VU resident 2003 present A2
Black-tipped Cotinga Carpodectes hopkei LC resident 2003 rare A3
Pacific Flatbill Rhynchocyclus pacificus LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Ochraceous Attila Attila torridus VU resident 2003 present A1
Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra NT resident 2003 present A1, A2
Yellow-collared Chlorophonia Chlorophonia flavirostris LC resident 2003 frequent A2
Scarlet-and-white Tanager Chrysothlypis salmoni LC resident 2003 rare A2, A3
Scarlet-breasted Dacnis Dacnis berlepschi VU resident 2003 present A2
Yellow-green Tanager Bangsia flavovirens VU resident 2003 present A2
Moss-backed Tanager Bangsia edwardsi LC resident 2003 present A2
Golden-chested Tanager Bangsia rothschildi LC resident 2003 frequent A2
Blue-whiskered Tanager Tangara johannae NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, 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)
Cotacachi Cayapas Reserva Ecológica 260,961 protected area overlaps with site 0
Corredor Awacachi Forest Reserve 10,000 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land, Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Grassland Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Corredor Awacachi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2021.