Reserva Comunal Bosque de Angashcola

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
Bearded Guan Penelope barbata NT resident 2003 present A1, A2
Purple-throated Sunangel Heliangelus viola LC resident 2003 present A2
Neblina Metaltail Metallura odomae LC resident 2003 present A1
Rainbow Starfrontlet Coeligena iris LC resident 2003 present A2
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii VU resident 2003 present A1
Rufous-necked Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla ruficollis VU resident 2003 present A1

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)
Yacuri Parque Nacional 43,091 protected area overlaps with site 0
Podocarpus-El Condor UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 228,465 protected area overlaps with site 0
Colambo-Yacuri Protected Forest 73,300 protected area contains site 0
Angashcola Protected Forest 0 unknown 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Semihumid/humid montane scrub, Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Improved pasture land -
Introduced vegetation -
Forest Elfin forest, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest, Polylepis woodland -
Grassland Paramo, Second-growth or grazed grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers, Streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Reserva Comunal Bosque de Angashcola. Downloaded from on 19/09/2020.