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Morrocoy National Park


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
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis LC resident 2003 present A3
Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Amazilia tobaci LC resident 2003 present A3
Rusty-flanked Crake Laterallus levraudi VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Plain-flanked Rail Rallus wetmorei EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
American Coot Fulica americana LC resident 2003 present A1
Russet-throated Puffbird Hypnelus ruficollis LC resident 2003 present A3
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 2003 present A1
Black-backed Antshrike Thamnophilus melanonotus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-whiskered Spinetail Synallaxis candei LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis LC resident 2003 present A3
Stripe-backed Wren Campylorhynchus nuchalis LC resident 2003 present A3
Tocuyo Sparrow Arremonops tocuyensis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Vermilion Cardinal Cardinalis phoeniceus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Glaucous Tanager Tangara glaucocolpa LC resident 2003 present 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Morrocoy National Park 32,090 protected area overlaps with site 32,090
Cuare Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 9,968 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cuare Wildlife Refuge 11,853 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Tropical deciduous forest -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban and industrial areas -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Neritic -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Morrocoy National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2022.