AR015
Parque Nacional Calilegua


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
Red-faced Guan Penelope dabbenei LC resident 2001-2003 rare A2
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi NT resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Blue-capped Puffleg Eriocnemis glaucopoides LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Black-and-chestnut Eagle Spizaetus isidori EN resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Black Solitary Eagle Buteogallus solitarius NT resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus EN resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana VU breeding 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A1, A2
White-throated Antpitta Grallaria albigula LC resident 2001-2003 frequent A2
Zimmer's Tapaculo Scytalopus zimmeri LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1, A2
Yellow-striped Brush-finch Atlapetes citrinellus LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Tucuman Mountain-finch Poospiza baeri VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals 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.

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)
Las Yungas UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,350,000 protected area contains site 0
Calilegua Parque Nacional 76,306 protected area overlaps with site 76,000

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Fundación para la Conservación y Estudio de la Biodiversidad (CEBIO) 2003
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Calilegua. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022.