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Río Toachi-Chiriboga


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
Dark-backed Wood-quail Odontophorus melanonotus VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Gorgeted Sunangel Heliangelus strophianus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Violet-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus coelestis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Hoary Puffleg Haplophaedia lugens NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Brown Inca Coeligena wilsoni LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens LC resident 2003 present A3
Empress Brilliant Heliodoxa imperatrix LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Purple-throated Woodstar Calliphlox mitchellii LC resident 2003 present A3
Cloudforest Pygmy-owl Glaucidium nubicola VU resident 2003 present A1
Choco Trogon Trogon comptus LC resident 2003 present A2
Choco Toucan Ramphastos brevis LC resident 2003 present A2
Crimson-rumped Toucanet Aulacorhynchus haematopygus LC resident 2003 present A3
Plate-billed Mountain-toucan Andigena laminirostris NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Orange-fronted Barbet Capito squamatus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2
Toucan Barbet Semnornis ramphastinus NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Rose-faced Parrot Pyrilia pulchra LC resident 2003 present A2
Bronze-winged Parrot Pionus chalcopterus LC resident 2003 present A3
Esmeraldas Antbird Sipia nigricauda LC resident 2003 present A3
Giant Antpitta Grallaria gigantea VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Moustached Antpitta Grallaria alleni VU resident 2003 present A1, A3
Chestnut-naped Antpitta Grallaria nuchalis LC resident 2003 present A3
Yellow-breasted Antpitta Grallaria flavotincta LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Narino Tapaculo Scytalopus vicinior LC resident 2003 present A2
Spillmann's Tapaculo Scytalopus spillmanni LC resident 2003 present A3
Pacific Tuftedcheek Pseudocolaptes johnsoni LC resident 2003 present A3
Uniform Treehunter Thripadectes ignobilis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps LC resident 2003 present A3
Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Orange-breasted Fruiteater Pipreola jucunda LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger VU resident 2003 present A2, A3
Slaty Becard Pachyramphus spodiurus EN resident 2003 present A1
Yellow-bellied Chat-tyrant Silvicultrix diadema LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-billed Peppershrike Cyclarhis nigrirostris LC resident 2003 present A3
Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra NT resident 2003 present A2, A3
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa LC resident 2003 present A3
Black Solitaire Entomodestes coracinus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Yellow-collared Chlorophonia Chlorophonia flavirostris LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Dusky Bush-tanager Chlorospingus semifuscus LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Ochre-breasted Tanager Habia stolzmanni LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-winged Saltator Saltator atripennis LC resident 2003 present A3
Black-chinned Mountain-tanager Anisognathus notabilis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Glistening-green Tanager Chlorochrysa phoenicotis LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Rufous-throated Tanager Tangara rufigula LC resident 2003 present 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)
Toachi-Pilatón Protected Forest 230,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Río Guajalito Protected Forest 850 protected area contained by site 0
Río Guajalito Forest Reserve 850 unknown 0
Reserva Natural y Hacienda La Hesperia Forest Reserve 822 protected area contained by site 0
Hacienda Tinalandia Forest Reserve 259 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Streams, Artificial wetlands, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Riverine sand beaches, Rivers -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Artificial - terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Urban parks and gardens, Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Improved pasture land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Río Toachi-Chiriboga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/08/2019.