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Parque Nacional Sangay


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
Wattled Guan Aburria aburri NT resident 2003 present A1
Tourmaline Sunangel Heliangelus exortis LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Little Sunangel Heliangelus micraster LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Purple-throated Sunangel Heliangelus viola LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Ecuadorian Piedtail Phlogophilus hemileucurus LC resident 2003 present A1, A2
Ecuadorian Hillstar Oreotrochilus chimborazo LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Rainbow-bearded Thornbill Chalcostigma herrani LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Viridian Metaltail Metallura williami LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Glowing Puffleg Eriocnemis vestita LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Rainbow Starfrontlet Coeligena iris LC resident 2003 uncommon A2
Buff-winged Starfrontlet Coeligena lutetiae LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Rufous-vented Whitetip Urosticte ruficrissa LC resident 2003 uncommon A2, A3
Napo Sabrewing Campylopterus villaviscensio NT resident 2003 uncommon A1, A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Coppery-chested Jacamar Galbula pastazae LC resident 2003 uncommon A1, A2, A3
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 uncommon A1
Black-billed Mountain-toucan Andigena nigrirostris LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus LC resident 2003 frequent A2, A3
Spot-winged Parrotlet Touit stictopterus NT resident 2003 present A1
Red-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops LC resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
White-necked Parakeet Pyrrhura albipectus VU resident 2003 uncommon A1, A2, A3
Military Macaw Ara militaris VU resident 2003 present A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii LC resident 2003 uncommon A1
Bicolored Antvireo Dysithamnus occidentalis VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
White-streaked Antvireo Dysithamnus leucostictus LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Chestnut-naped Antpitta Grallaria nuchalis LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps LC resident 2003 present A3
Spectacled Prickletail Siptornis striaticollis LC resident 2003 present A3
Fiery-throated Fruiteater Pipreola chlorolepidota LC resident 2003 uncommon A1
Chestnut-bellied Cotinga Doliornis remseni VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Dusky Piha Lipaugus fuscocinereus LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Yellow-bellied Chat-tyrant Silvicultrix diadema LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Black-billed Peppershrike Cyclarhis nigrirostris LC resident 2003 present A3
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Chestnut-bellied Thrush Turdus fulviventris LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Pale-naped Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidinucha LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-headed Hemispingus Pseudospingus verticalis LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Stolzmann's Tanager Urothraupis stolzmanni LC resident 2003 uncommon A2, A3
Glossy Flowerpiercer Diglossa lafresnayii LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Black Flowerpiercer Diglossa humeralis LC resident 2003 frequent A3
Golden-crowned Tanager Iridosornis rufivertex LC resident 2003 uncommon A3
Masked Mountain-tanager Tephrophilus wetmorei VU resident 2003 rare A1, A2, A3
Black-chested Mountain-tanager Cnemathraupis eximia LC resident 2003 rare 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)
Sangay National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 271,925 protected area overlaps with site 271,925
Sangay Parque Nacional 486,613 protected area overlaps with site 517,725

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Elfin forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Tropical lowland evergreen forest -
Shrubland Arid montane scrub -
Grassland Paramo -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Sangay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.