Rio La Pasion

Country/territory: Guatemala

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2007)
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Area: 185,206 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Rio La Pasion is located in the Atlantic slope lowlands. The western limit is marked by the Usumacinta river, bordering Chiapas, Mexico.

Key biodiversity
Rio La Pasion is an important site for 12 species restricted to the Gulf Caribbean Slope. Recent ornithological information is limited to an ecological rapid assessment (AHT 2000) and some additional species records (Eisermann & Avendaño 2007).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rio La Pasion. Downloaded from on 05/12/2020.