Raso da Catarina

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident - 30 individuals A1
Yellow-legged Tinamou Crypturellus noctivagus NT resident - 30 individuals A1
White-browed Guan Penelope jacucaca VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Broad-tipped Hermit Anopetia gounellei LC resident - present A3
Spotted Piculet Picumnus pygmaeus LC resident - present A3
Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari EN resident 2003 500 individuals A1, A2, A3
Blue-winged Macaw Primolius maracana NT resident - 30 individuals A1
Caatinga Antwren Herpsilochmus sellowi LC resident - 90 individuals A1, A3
Pectoral Antwren Herpsilochmus pectoralis VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A3
Silvery-cheeked Antshrike Sakesphorus cristatus LC resident - present A3
Great Xenops Megaxenops parnaguae LC resident - present A3
Caatinga Cachalote Pseudoseisura cristata LC resident - present A3
Red-shouldered Spinetail Synallaxis hellmayri LC resident - 30 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-faced Siskin Spinus yarrellii VU resident - 30 individuals A1
Red-cowled Cardinal Paroaria dominicana LC resident - 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Estação Ecológica Raso Da Catarina Estação Ecológica 104,843 protected area contained by site 99,772
Área De Proteção Ambiental Serra Branca / Raso Da Catarina Área de Proteção Ambiental 67,291 protected area contained by site 67,560

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Raso da Catarina. Downloaded from on 19/10/2021.