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Haitises This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata NT resident 2007 30 individuals A1
Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Hispaniolan Nightjar Antrostomus ekmani LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Anthracothorax dominicus NR resident 2007 unknown A2
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi CR resident 2006 80-120 breeding pairs A1, A2
Narrow-billed Tody Todus angustirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Broad-billed Tody Todus subulatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis VU resident 2007 30 individuals A1, A2
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Pewee Contopus hispaniolensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Flat-billed Vireo Vireo nanus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
White-necked Crow Corvus leucognaphalus VU resident 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli VU winter 2004-2007 30 individuals A1
Palmchat Dulus dominicus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Euphonia musica NR resident 2007 unknown A2
Black-crowned Palm-tanager Phaenicophilus palmarum LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Green-tailed Warbler Microligea palustris LC resident 2007 unknown A2

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Los Haitises National Park 82,600 is identical to site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Asociación de Jóvenes Guías Brigada Verde Sabana de la Mar 2006
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) -
Coastline -
Shrubland -
Artificial - terrestrial -
Rocky areas -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haitises. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2018.