Damani Wetlands

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
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2006 50-249 individuals A1
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT winter 2006 50-249 individuals A1
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT winter 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)
Humedal de Importancia Internacional Damani-Guariviara Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 24,089 protected area contains site 11,460
Escudo de Veraguas Paisaje Protegido 40,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Damani-Guariviara Humedal de Importancia Internacional 24,089 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Damani Wetlands. Downloaded from on 26/06/2022.