Corredor de Barrancas de la Sierra Madre Occidental

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rufous-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis wagleri LC resident 2006-2014 1-55 individuals A2
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC resident 2007-2014 1-500 individuals A4i
Lilac-crowned Amazon Amazona finschi EN resident 1994-2011 1-308 individuals A1
Mexican Parrotlet Forpus cyanopygius NT resident 2009-2014 1-71 individuals A2
Thick-billed Parrot Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha EN resident 1937-2011 1-35 individuals A1
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 1999-2011 1-281 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Área de protección de flora y fauna Cerro Mohinora Flora and Fauna Protection Area 9,126 protected area contained by site 9,126


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine, Pine-oak, Second-growth & disturbed, Tropical deciduous -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Comunal/ Ejidal 

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Corredor de Barrancas de la Sierra Madre Occidental. Downloaded from on 27/09/2020.