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Sierpe Wetlands and Osa Peninsula


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1
Costa Rican Swift Chaetura fumosa LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
White-crested Coquette Lophornis adorabilis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Garden Emerald Chlorostilbon assimilis LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Mangrove Hummingbird Amazilia boucardi EN breeding 2006 1,000-1,500 individuals A1, A2, A3
Charming Hummingbird Amazilia decora LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter 2006 2,000-3,000 individuals A4i
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla LC unknown 2006 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus LC resident 2006 1,500-2,500 individuals A4i
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius LC winter 2006 1,500-3,000 individuals A4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC resident 2006 500-1,000 individuals A4i
Baird's Trogon Trogon bairdii NT breeding 2006 250-999 individuals A1, A2, A3
Fiery-billed Araçari Pteroglossus frantzii LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen LC breeding 2006 unknown A2
Black-hooded Antshrike Thamnophilus bridgesi LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Tawny-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla anabatina LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Orange-collared Manakin Manacus aurantiacus LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus VU resident 2006 100-200 individuals A1
Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi VU breeding 2006 250-500 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-billed Cotinga Carpodectes antoniae EN breeding 2006 100-250 individuals A1, A2, A3
Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet Ornithion semiflavum LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Riverside Wren Cantorchilus semibadius LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Spot-crowned Euphonia Euphonia imitans LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3
Black-cheeked Ant-tanager Habia atrimaxillaris EN resident 2006 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A2, A3
White-throated Shrike-tanager Lanio leucothorax LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Cherrie's Tanager Ramphocelus costaricensis LC breeding 2006 unknown A2, A3

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Terraba-Sierpe Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 30,654 protected area contained by site 30,654
Santuario Ecológ (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 331 protected area contained by site 331
Saimiri (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 125 protected area contained by site 125
Río Oro (estatal) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 1,765 protected area contained by site 1,765
RHR Bancas (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 61 protected area contained by site 61
Quillotro (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 77 protected area contained by site 77
Punta Río Claro (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 320 protected area contained by site 320
Preciosa Platanares (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 223 protected area contained by site 223
Piedras Blancas Parque Nacional 15,131 protected area overlaps with site 15,131
Pejeperro (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 591 protected area overlaps with site 591
Osa (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 1,726 protected area contained by site 1,726
Manglar Térraba-Sierpe Humedal 27,052 protected area contained by site 27,052
Lapa Rios Reserve Conservation Easement 391 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lagunazul (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 14 protected area contained by site 14
Lacustrino Pejeperrito Humedal 63 protected area contained by site 63
Isla del Caño Reserva Biológica 5,533 protected area overlaps with site 5,533
Hacienda Copano (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 260 protected area contained by site 260
Golfo Dulce Reserva Forestal 59,976 protected area contained by site 59,976
Golfito (mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 2,820 protected area overlaps with site 2,820
Forestal Golfito S.A. (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 87 protected area contained by site 87
Donald Peter Hayes (privado) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 211 protected area contained by site 211
Corcovado Parque Nacional 44,483 protected area contained by site 44,483
Carate(mixto) Refugio de Vida Silvestre 190 protected area contained by site 190

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierpe Wetlands and Osa Peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2020.