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
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident 2003 present A1
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata NT resident 2003 present A1
Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis CR resident 2007 25 individuals A1, A2
Sharp-tailed Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta VU resident 2003 present A1
Streamer-tailed Tyrant Gubernetes yetapa LC resident 2003 present A3
Cock-tailed Tyrant Alectrurus tricolor VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Fawn-breasted Wren Cantorchilus guarayanus LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-masked Finch Coryphaspiza melanotis VU resident 2003 present A1
Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis NT resident 2003 present A1
Rufous-rumped Seedeater Sporophila hypochroma 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mamore Ibare Area Protegida Municipal 7,528 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estancias San Rafael Wildlife Refuge 44,877 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Gallery (or Riparian) forest -
Savanna Savanna -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes/swamps, Rivers -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loreto. Downloaded from on 17/05/2022.