La Aurora

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda LC resident 2013-2015 1-15 individuals A3
Crestless Curassow Mitu tomentosum NT resident 2011-2015 common A1
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata NT resident 2013-2015 2-125 individuals A1
Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea LC resident 2015 rare A1
Dwarf Cuckoo Coccycua pumila LC resident 2013-2015 1 individuals A3
Pale-headed Jacamar Brachygalba goeringi LC resident 2013-2015 1-6 individuals A3
Russet-throated Puffbird Hypnelus ruficollis LC resident 2013 1-2 individuals A3
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus LC resident 2013-2015 1-2 individuals A3
Southern Festive Amazon Amazona festiva LC resident 2015 present A1
Blackish-grey Antshrike Thamnophilus nigrocinereus NT resident 2015 present A1
White-bearded Flycatcher Phelpsia inornata LC resident 2009-2013 1-6 individuals A3
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis LC resident 2015 1-9 individuals A3
Orinocan Saltator Saltator orenocensis LC resident 2009 1 individuals 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


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Gallery (or Riparian) forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Savanna Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Streams -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Aurora. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.