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Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada


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
Band-tailed Guan Penelope argyrotis LC resident 2003 present A3
Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi EN resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Venezuelan Wood-quail Odontophorus columbianus NT resident 2003 present A1, A3
Orange-throated Sunangel Heliangelus mavors LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
White-bearded Helmetcrest Oxypogon lindenii LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Coppery-bellied Puffleg Eriocnemis cupreoventris NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens LC resident 2003 present A3
Narrow-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon stenurus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Lazuline Sabrewing Campylopterus falcatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Violet-chested Hummingbird Sternoclyta cyanopectus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Gorgeted Woodstar Chaetocercus heliodor LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-shafted Woodstar Chaetocercus jourdanii LC resident 2003 present A3
American Coot Fulica americana LC resident 2003 present A1
Semi-collared Hawk Accipiter collaris NT resident 2003 present A1
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
Flammulated Treehunter Thripadectes flammulatus LC resident 2003 present A3
Ochre-browed Thistletail Asthenes coryi LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Golden-breasted Fruiteater Pipreola aureopectus LC resident 2003 present A3
Rufous-lored Tyrannulet Phylloscartes flaviventris LC resident 2003 present 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
Chestnut-bellied Thrush Turdus fulviventris LC resident 2003 present A3
Andean Siskin Spinus spinescens LC resident 2003 present 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
Glossy Flowerpiercer Diglossa lafresnayii LC resident 2003 present A3
Merida Flowerpiercer Diglossa gloriosa LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Black-capped Tanager Tangara heinei LC resident 2003 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.

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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
Sierra Nevada National Park 276,446 protected area contained by site 0
Sierra de la Culata National Park 200,400 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Albarregas Protective Zone 11,233 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland -
Grassland Paramo -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers, Streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Perennial crops, orchards, groves -
Shrubland Semihumid/humid montane scrub, Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020.