Santuario de Fauna y Flora Galeras

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
Black-thighed Puffleg Eriocnemis derbyi NT resident - present A1, A2
Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus LC resident - present A2
Crescent-faced Antpitta Grallaricula lineifrons LC resident - present A1, A2
Stolzmann's Tanager Urothraupis stolzmanni LC resident - present A2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Santuario de Fauna y Flora Galeras Santuario de Flora y Fauna 7,615 is identical to site 7,615
Galeras Santuario de Fauna y Flora 7,615 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Polylepis woodland, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Improved pasture land -
Grassland Edaphic grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santuario de Fauna y Flora Galeras. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.