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Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores


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
Solitary Tinamou Tinamus solitarius NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Black-fronted Piping-guan Pipile jacutinga EN resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Purple-winged Ground-dove Paraclaravis geoffroyi CR passage 2007 1-2 individuals A1, A3
Scale-throated Hermit Phaethornis eurynome LC resident 2007 present A3
Tawny-browed Owl Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Rusty-barred Owl Strix hylophila NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Southern Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura LC resident 2007 present A3
Saffron Toucanet Pteroglossus bailloni NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Helmeted Woodpecker Celeus galeatus VU resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Pileated Parrot Pionopsitta pileata LC resident 2007 present A3
Streak-capped Antwren Terenura maculata LC resident 2007 present A3
Spot-backed Antshrike Hypoedaleus guttatus LC resident 2007 present A3
Large-tailed Antshrike Mackenziaena leachii LC resident 2007 present A3
Tufted Antshrike Mackenziaena severa LC resident 2007 present A3
White-bearded Antshrike Biatas nigropectus VU resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Bertoni's Antbird Drymophila rubricollis LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Spotted Bamboowren Psilorhamphus guttatus NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Mouse-colored Tapaculo Scytalopus speluncae LC resident 2007 present A3
Black-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus falcularius LC resident 2007 present A3
Scalloped Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes falcinellus LC resident 2007 present A3
Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus LC resident 2007 present A3
Black-capped Foliage-gleaner Philydor atricapillus LC resident 2007 present A3
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia lichtensteini LC resident 2007 present A3
Canebrake Groundcreeper Clibanornis dendrocolaptoides NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
White-eyed Foliage-gleaner Automolus leucophthalmus LC resident 2007 present A3
Olive Spinetail Cranioleuca obsoleta LC resident 2007 present A3
Sao Paulo Tyrannulet Phylloscartes paulista NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Bay-ringed Tyrannulet Phylloscartes sylviolus NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Southern Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus eximius NT resident 2007 250-999 individuals A1, A3
Grey-hooded Flycatcher Mionectes rufiventris LC resident 2007 present A3
Drab-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus diops LC resident 2007 present A3
Brown-breasted Bamboo-tyrant Hemitriccus obsoletus LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Greenish Tyrannulet Phyllomyias virescens LC resident 2007 present A3
Creamy-bellied Gnatcatcher Polioptila lactea NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Green-throated Euphonia Euphonia chalybea NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Blue Seedeater Amaurospiza moesta LC resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Chestnut-headed Tanager Thlypopsis pyrrhocoma LC resident 2007 present A3
Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor LC resident 2007 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yacuy Parque Provincial 347 protected area contained by site 0
Urugua-í Parque Provincial 84,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Puerto Península Reserva Natural de la Defensa 8,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
Puerto Peninsula Parque Provincial 6,900 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luís Honorio Rolón Parque Natural Municipal 6 protected area contained by site 0
Ingeniero Agrónomo Roberto Cametti Parque Provincial 136 protected area overlaps with site 0
Iguazu National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 55,500 protected area overlaps with site 58,969
Iguazú Reserva Nacional 7,675 protected area overlaps with site 0
Iguazú Parque Nacional 59,945 protected area overlaps with site 59,945
Andres Giai Paisaje Protegido 12 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2020.