Humedal Sur de Pinar del Río

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 2004 50-100 individuals A1, A4i
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC resident 2007 20,000 individuals A4i
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC resident 2007 146 individuals B4i
Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritus LC resident 2007 820 individuals A4i
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus LC resident 2007 10,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a - 2007 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Grassland Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Rivers, Estuarine waters -
Artificial/Terrestrial Rice paddies, Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
Introduced vegetation -
Coastline -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Humedal Sur de Pinar del Río. Downloaded from on 24/11/2020.