CU019
Desembarco del Granma


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 2007 unknown A1
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Grey-headed Quail-dove Geotrygon caniceps VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia LC resident 2005 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus merlini LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Trogon Priotelus temnurus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT resident 2005 unknown A1, A3
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Gnatcatcher Polioptila lembeyei LC resident 2005 unknown A2, A3
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Cuban Blackbird Ptiloxena atroviolacea LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Oriole Icterus melanopsis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Bullfinch Pyrrhulagra nigra NT resident 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Grassquit Phonipara canora LC resident 2007 unknown 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)
Desembarco del Granma National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 32,576 is identical to site 0
Desembarco del Granma Parque Nacional 26,180 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub, Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons, Sand dunes and beaches -
Sea Sea inlets, Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
Introduced vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Desembarco del Granma. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2022.