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Guanahacabibes


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
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Key West Quail-dove Geotrygon chrysia LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala EN resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A3
Coccyzus merlini NR unknown 2007 unknown A3
Cuban Pygmy-owl Glaucidium siju LC unknown 2007 unknown A3
Bare-legged Screech-owl Margarobyas lawrencii LC unknown 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
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 2007 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 Crow Corvus nasicus LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Yellow-headed Warbler Teretistris fernandinae LC resident 2007 unknown A2, A3
Icterus dominicensis NR resident 2007 unknown A3
Red-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius assimilis 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
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena LC resident 2007 unknown A3
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC winter 2007 unknown A1
Pyrrhulagra nigra NR 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.

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)
Peninsula de Guanahacabibes UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 119,189 is identical to site 0
Guanahacabibes National Park 39,826 is identical to site 0
Guanahacabibes Protected Area of Managed Resources 153,136 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Tropical semi-deciduous forest, Flooded tropical evergreen forest -
Coastline Sandbars, sandbanks, sandspits, Cliffs, rocky shores, islets, freshwater -
Sea Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Guanahacabibes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2020.