La Muralla and surrounding area

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
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra VU unknown - unknown A1, A2, A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU unknown - unknown A1
Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus VU unknown - unknown A1, A2, A3
White-faced Quail-dove Zentrygon albifacies LC unknown - unknown A3
Great Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila sanctihieronymi LC unknown - unknown A3
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei LC unknown - unknown A3
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC unknown - unknown A3
Green-breasted Mountain-gem Lampornis sybillae LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus LC unknown - unknown A3
Garnet-throated Hummingbird Lamprolaima rhami LC unknown - unknown A3
Sparkling-tailed Woodstar Tilmatura dupontii LC unknown - unknown A3
Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno NT unknown - unknown A1
Red-throated Parakeet Psittacara rubritorquis LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons LC unknown - unknown A3
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT unknown - unknown A1
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax LC unknown - unknown A3
Unicolored Jay Aphelocoma unicolor LC unknown - unknown A3
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus LC unknown - unknown A2, A3
Slate-colored Solitaire Myadestes unicolor LC unknown - unknown A3
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus LC unknown - unknown A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC unknown - unknown A3
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis LC unknown - unknown A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC unknown - unknown A3
Painted Whitestart Myioborus pictus LC unknown - unknown A3
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa baritula LC unknown - 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)
La Muralla Refugio de Vida Silvestre 26,904 protected area contains site 21,035


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical coniferous, Tropical semi-evergreen -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Muralla and surrounding area. Downloaded from on 19/06/2021.