Selva de Florencia

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2005 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
Wattled Guan Aburria aburri NT resident 2003 present A1
Yellow-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes flaviceps NT resident 2003 present A1
Red-bellied Grackle Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster VU resident 2003 present A1
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera NT resident 2003 present A1
Multicolored Tanager Chlorochrysa nitidissima NT resident 2003 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2005).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Selva de Florencia Parque Nacional Natural 10,020 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parque Nacional Natural Selva de Florencia Natural National Park 10,019 protected area contained by site 10,019


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards, groves, Arable land -
Forest Second-growth or disturbed forest, Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Selva de Florencia. Downloaded from on 07/12/2023.