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Parque Nacional Páramos Batallón y La Negra and surrounding areas


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Orange-throated Sunangel Heliangelus mavors LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Golden Starfrontlet Coeligena eos LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Narrow-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon stenurus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani LC resident 2003 present A2
Violet-chested Hummingbird Sternoclyta cyanopectus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Rusty-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca amazonina VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Rose-headed Parakeet Pyrrhura rhodocephala LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Great Antpitta Grallaria excelsa VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-naped Antpitta Grallaria griseonucha LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Merida Tapaculo Scytalopus meridanus LC resident 2003 present A3
Ochre-browed Thistletail Asthenes coryi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Mountain Tyrannulet Zimmerius improbus LC resident 2003 present A3
Agile Tit-tyrant Uromyias agilis LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-bellied Chat-tyrant Silvicultrix diadema LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-collared Jay Cyanolyca armillata LC resident 2003 present A3
Merida Wren Cistothorus meridae LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Merida Brush-finch Atlapetes meridae LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-fronted Whitestart Myioborus albifrons NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Slaty-backed Hemispingus Poospiza goeringi VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-capped Hemispingus Kleinothraupis reyi NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Fulvous-headed Tanager Thlypopsis fulviceps LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Merida Flowerpiercer Diglossa gloriosa 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sureste del Lago de Maracaibo Sto. Domingo-Motatán Protective Zone 406,662 protected area overlaps with site 0
Río Torbes y sus Alrededores Protective Zone 12,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Páramos del Batallón y La Negra National Park 95,200 protected area overlaps with site 95,200
Meseta La Galera Natural Monument 95 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Elfin forest, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland -
Shrubland Semihumid/humid montane scrub -
Grassland Paramo -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers, Streams -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Páramos Batallón y La Negra and surrounding areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2020.