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Parque Nacional Machalilla y alrededores


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
Pale-browed Tinamou Crypturellus transfasciatus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Ochre-bellied Dove Leptotila ochraceiventris VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Ecuadorian Ground-dove Columbina buckleyi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Scrub Nightjar Nyctidromus anthonyi LC resident 2003 present A2
Little Woodstar Chaetocercus bombus NT resident 2003 present A1
Esmeraldas Woodstar Chaetocercus berlepschi VU resident 2003 present A1, A2
Short-tailed Woodstar Myrmia micrura LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Grey-backed Hawk Pseudastur occidentalis EN resident 2003 present A1, A2
Ecuadorian Piculet Picumnus sclateri LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis LC resident 2003 present A1
Grey-cheeked Parakeet Brotogeris pyrrhoptera VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Pacific Parrotlet Forpus coelestis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Red-masked Parakeet Psittacara erythrogenys NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Collared Antshrike Thamnophilus bernardi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Elegant Crescentchest Melanopareia elegans LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Watkins's Antpitta Grallaria watkinsi NT resident 2003 present A2, A3
Henna-hooded Foliage-gleaner Clibanornis erythrocephalus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Blackish-headed Spinetail Synallaxis tithys VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Necklaced Spinetail Synallaxis stictothorax LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Pacific Hornero Furnarius cinnamomeus LC resident 2003 present A3
Pacific Royal Flycatcher Onychorhynchus occidentalis VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Slaty Becard Pachyramphus spodiurus VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Pacific Elaenia Myiopagis subplacens LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Ochraceous Attila Attila torridus VU resident 2003 present A1
Baird's Flycatcher Myiodynastes bairdii LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Sooty-crowned Flycatcher Myiarchus phaeocephalus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Grey-breasted Flycatcher Lathrotriccus griseipectus VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Superciliated Wren Cantorchilus superciliaris LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Ecuadorian Thrush Turdus maculirostris LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Plumbeous-backed Thrush Turdus reevei LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Saffron Siskin Spinus siemiradzkii LC resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Black-capped Sparrow Arremon abeillei LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-edged Oriole Icterus graceannae LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Grey-and-gold Warbler Myiothlypis fraseri LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Crimson-breasted Finch Rhodospingus cruentus LC resident 2003 present A2, 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zona Marina Parque Nacional Machalilla Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 14,430 protected area overlaps with site 0
Machalilla Parque Nacional 58,500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cantalapiedra Forest Reserve 320 protected area contained by site 0
Cantagallo - Machalilla Reserva Marina 142,266 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical deciduous forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub, Arid lowland scrub -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Rivers, Streams, Riverine sand beaches -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land, Abandoned or fallow farmland, disturbed ground -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Machalilla y alrededores. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.