Parras de la Fuente

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
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 1995 present A1
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica LC breeding 1995 present A4ii
Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis EN resident 1995 present A1, A2
Tamaulipas Crow Corvus imparatus LC resident 1995 present A2
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC non-breeding 1995 - A1

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


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical deciduous -
Shrubland Scrub -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parras de la Fuente. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.