SV007
San Salvador Volcano


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 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
Rufous Sabrewing Pampa rufa LC resident - unknown A2
Red-throated Parakeet Psittacara rubritorquis LC winter - unknown A2
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus LC resident - unknown A2
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus LC resident - unknown A2
Grey-crowned Ground-sparrow Melozone occipitalis LC resident - unknown A2
Bar-winged Oriole Icterus maculialatus LC resident - unknown A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Santa Maria Area Natural Protegida 72 protected area contained by site 0
San Lorenzo Area Natural Protegida 105 protected area overlaps with site 0
Los Abriles Area Natural Protegida 233 protected area contained by site 0
Las Mercedes Area Natural Protegida 24 protected area contained by site 0
Las Granadillas Area Natural Protegida 27 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna Chanmico y espejo de agua Area Natural Protegida 456 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Isla Area Natural Protegida 52 protected area contained by site 0
El Mirador Area Natural Protegida 12 protected area contained by site 0
El Jabalí Area Natural Protegida 50 protected area contained by site 0
Crater del Volcán de San Salvador Area Natural Protegida 205 protected area contained by site 0
Colombia Area Natural Protegida 182 protected area contained by site 0
Catorce de Marzo Area Natural Protegida 43 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical lowland evergreen -
Grassland -
Other -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards & groves -
Shrubland Scrub -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: San Salvador Volcano. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/san-salvador-volcano-iba-el-salvador on 25/02/2024.