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La Encrucijada


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
White-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis leucogastra LC resident 1995 present A2, A3
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 1995 present A1
Black-bellied Whistling-duck Dendrocygna autumnalis LC resident 1995 present A4i
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC resident 1995 present A3
Wood Stork Mycteria americana LC non-breeding 1995 present A4i
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum LC resident 1995 present A4i
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea LC resident 1995 present A4i
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens NT resident 1995 present A4i
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos LC non-breeding 1995 present A4i
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens LC non-breeding 1995 present A4ii
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan LC passage 1995 present A4i
Megascops cooperi NR resident 1995 present A3
Buteogallus subtilis NR resident 1995 - A3
Citreoline Trogon Trogon citreolus LC resident 1995 present A3
Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus LC resident 1995 present A3
Yellow-naped Amazon Amazona auropalliata EN resident 1995 present A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis LC resident 1995 present A3
Flammulated Flycatcher Deltarhynchus flammulatus LC resident 1995 present A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC resident 1995 present A3
Giant Wren Campylorhynchus chiapensis LC resident 1995 present A2, A3
Banded Wren Thryophilus pleurostictus LC resident 1995 present A3
Stripe-headed Sparrow Peucaea ruficauda LC resident 1995 - A3
Yellow-winged Cacique Cassiculus melanicterus LC resident 1995 present A3
Spot-breasted Oriole Icterus pectoralis LC resident 1995 - A3
Granatellus venustus NR resident 1995 present 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve 144,868 protected area overlaps with site 51,203

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Pelagic waters -
Forest Mangrove, Tropical semi-deciduous -
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal y privada.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Encrucijada. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2020.