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Parque Nacional San Esteban


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Venezuelan Wood-quail Odontophorus columbianus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Violet-chested Hummingbird Sternoclyta cyanopectus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Chlorostilbon poortmani NR resident 2003 present A2, A3
Lazuline Sabrewing Campylopterus falcatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax LC resident 2003 present A3
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Saucerottia tobaci LC resident 2003 present A3
Plain-flanked Rail Rallus wetmorei EN resident 2003 present A1, A3
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja VU resident 2003 present A1
White-tipped Quetzal Pharomachrus fulgidus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Russet-throated Puffbird Hypnelus ruficollis LC resident 2003 present A3
Groove-billed Toucanet Aulacorhynchus sulcatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Red-eared Parakeet Pyrrhura hoematotis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-streaked Antvireo Dysithamnus leucostictus LC resident 2003 present A3
Scallop-breasted Antpitta Grallaricula loricata NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Scalloped Antthrush Chamaeza turdina LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Guttulate Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla guttulata LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-throated Spinetail Synallaxis castanea LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Handsome Fruiteater Pipreola formosa LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Rufous-lored Tyrannulet Phylloscartes flaviventris LC resident 2003 present A3
Venezuelan Bristle-tyrant Pogonotriccus venezuelanus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Venezuelan Tyrannulet Zimmerius petersi LC resident 2003 present A3
Venezuelan Flycatcher Myiarchus venezuelensis LC resident 2003 present A3
Red Siskin Spinus cucullatus EN resident 2003 present A1
Golden-winged Sparrow Arremon schlegeli LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-cheeked Tanager Tangara rufigenis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Fulvous-headed Tanager Thlypopsis fulviceps LC resident 2003 present A2, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
San Esteban National Park 43,500 protected area overlaps with site 43,400
Henri Pittier National Park 107,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Tropical deciduous forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest, Mangrove -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Streams -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parque Nacional San Esteban. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parque-nacional-san-esteban-iba-venezuela on 21/02/2024.