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Laguna de la Cocha


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii VU resident 2003 present A1
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NT resident 2003 present A1

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)
San Gabriel Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil 1 protected area contained by site 0
Rio Bobo y Buesaquillo Reservas Forestales Protectoras Nacionales 4,709 protected area overlaps with site 0
Miraflorez Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil 2 protected area contained by site 0
Miraflores Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil 2 protected area contained by site 0
Las Margaritas Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna La Cocha Cerro Patascoy Reservas Forestales Protectoras Nacionales 49,888 protected area overlaps with site 40,000
Laguna de la Cocha Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 39,000 protected area contained by site 39,000
Isla de la Corota Santuario de Fauna y Flora 8 protected area contained by site 0
El Laurel Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub, Semihumid/humid montane scrub -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Improved pasture land -
Grassland Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes/swamps -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laguna de la Cocha. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.