La Tigra

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 resident - unknown A1, A2, A3
Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus VU resident - unknown A1, A2, A3
White-faced Quail-dove Zentrygon albifacies LC resident - unknown A3
Great Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila sanctihieronymi LC resident - unknown A3
Green-breasted Mountain-gem Lampornis sybillae LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus LC resident - unknown A3
Garnet-throated Hummingbird Lamprolaima rhami LC resident - unknown A3
Sparkling-tailed Woodstar Tilmatura dupontii LC resident - unknown A3
Wine-throated Hummingbird Selasphorus ellioti LC resident - unknown A2, A3
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC resident - unknown A3
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei LC resident - unknown A3
Whiskered Screech-owl Megascops trichopsis LC resident - unknown A3
Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno NT resident - unknown A1
Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus LC resident - unknown A3
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons LC resident - unknown A3
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT passage - unknown A1
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax LC resident - unknown A3
Black-throated Jay Cyanolyca pumilo LC resident - unknown A3
Unicolored Jay Aphelocoma unicolor LC resident - unknown A3
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Slate-colored Solitaire Myadestes unicolor LC resident - unknown A3
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus LC resident - unknown A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC resident - unknown A3
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis LC resident - unknown A3
Black-vented Oriole Icterus wagleri LC resident - unknown A3
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT non-breeding - unknown A1
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC resident - unknown A3
Golden-cheeked Warbler Setophaga chrysoparia EN non-breeding - unknown A1
Painted Whitestart Myioborus pictus LC resident - unknown A3
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa baritula LC resident - 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
La Tigra Parque Nacional 24,243 is identical to site 0


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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Tigra. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.