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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) National Wildlife Refuge 331 protected area contained by site 331
Saimiri (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 125 protected area contained by site 125
Río Oro (estatal) National Wildlife Refuge 1,765 protected area contained by site 1,765
RHR Bancas (privado) National Wildlife Refuge 61 protected area contained by site 61
Quillotro (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 77 protected area contained by site 77
Punta Río Claro (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 320 protected area contained by site 320
Preciosa Platanares (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 223 protected area contained by site 223
Piedras Blancas National Park 15,131 protected area contained by site 15,131
Pejeperro (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 591 protected area contained by site 591
Osa (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 1,726 protected area contained by site 1,726
Manglar Térraba-Sierpe Wetland 27,052 protected area contained by site 27,052
Lagunazul (privado) National Wildlife Refuge 14 protected area contained by site 14
Lacustrino Pejeperrito Wetland 63 protected area contained by site 63
Isla del Caño Biological Reserve 5,533 protected area contained by site 5,533
Hacienda Copano (privado) National Wildlife Refuge 260 protected area contained by site 260
Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve 59,976 protected area contained by site 59,976
Golfito (mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 2,820 protected area contained by site 2,820
Forestal Golfito S.A. (privado) National Wildlife Refuge 87 protected area contained by site 87
Donald Peter Hayes (privado) National Wildlife Refuge 211 protected area contained by site 211
Corcovado National Park 44,483 protected area contained by site 44,483
Carate(mixto) National Wildlife Refuge 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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierpe Wetlands and Osa Peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2019.