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Limoy


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius NT resident - present A1, A3
Black-fronted Piping-guan Pipile jacutinga EN resident 1998-2007 present A1, A3
Spot-winged Wood-quail Odontophorus capueira LC resident - present A3
Scale-throated Hermit Phaethornis eurynome LC resident - present A3
Purple-crowned Plovercrest Stephanoxis loddigesii LC resident - present A3
Violet-capped Woodnymph Thalurania glaucopis LC resident - present A3
Slaty-breasted Wood-rail Aramides saracura LC resident - present A3
Black-capped Screech-owl Megascops atricapilla LC resident - present A3
Southern Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura LC resident - present A3
Rufous-capped Motmot Baryphthengus ruficapillus LC resident - present A3
Buff-bellied Puffbird Notharchus swainsoni LC resident - present A3
Red-breasted Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus LC resident - present A3
Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris LC resident - present A3
Saffron Toucanet Pteroglossus bailloni NT resident - present A1, A3
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii LC resident - present A3
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus LC resident - present A3
Helmeted Woodpecker Celeus galeatus VU resident 1998-2007 present A1, A3
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons LC resident - present A3
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster LC resident - present A3
Pileated Parrot Pionopsitta pileata LC resident - present A3
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon Amazona vinacea EN resident 1998-2007 present A1, A3
Streak-capped Antwren Terenura maculata LC resident - present A3
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus LC resident - present A3
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa LC resident - present A3
Dusky-tailed Antbird Drymophila malura LC resident - present A3
White-shouldered Fire-eye Pyriglena leucoptera LC resident - present A3
Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata LC resident - present A3
Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus fuscus LC resident - present A3
Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus LC resident - present A3
Black-capped Foliage-gleaner Philydor atricapillus LC resident - present A3
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia lichtensteini LC resident - present A3
White-eyed Foliage-gleaner Automolus leucophthalmus LC resident - present A3
Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla LC resident - present A3
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata LC resident - present A3
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis NT resident 1998-2007 present A1, A3
Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens LC resident - present A3
Southern Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus eximius NT resident - present A1, A3
Grey-hooded Flycatcher Mionectes rufiventris LC resident - present A3
Eared Pygmy-tyrant Myiornis auricularis LC resident - present A3
Drab-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus diops LC resident - present A3
Creamy-bellied Gnatcatcher Polioptila lactea LC resident - present A1, A3
Chestnut-bellied Euphonia Euphonia pectoralis LC resident - present A3
Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza moesta LC resident - present A1, A3
Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon LC resident - present A3
Ruby-crowned Tanager Tachyphonus coronatus LC resident - present A3
Chestnut-headed Tanager Thlypopsis pyrrhocoma LC resident - present A3
Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor LC resident - present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2011 not assessed very high not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
no unset -

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Reserva Biológica Limoy Reserva de las Entidades Binacionales - Autarquico 14,828 protected area overlaps with site 13,392

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical semi-deciduous forest, Tropical semi-evergreen forest -
Savanna Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -

Land ownership
Entidad Binacional Itaipú.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Limoy. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/limoy-iba-paraguay on 28/02/2024.