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Rio Mucuri


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2022 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
Scalloped Antbird Myrmoderus ruficauda EN resident 2011-2019 min 15 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2022).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2022 very unfavourable high negligible
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
yes habitat medium

State (condition of the trigger species' habitats)
Habitat Habitat detail Reference area (ha) Actual area (ha) Habitat quantity (% remaining) Habitat quality (carrying capacity) Result
Forest Tropical lowland evergreen forest 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - scale unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical lowland evergreen forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry and agro-industrial plantations, Improved pasture land -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rio Mucuri. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/rio-mucuri-iba-brazil on 04/03/2024.