Sierra de Zongolica y Tenango

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Great Curassow Crax rubra VU resident 2003 present A1
Bearded Wood-partridge Dendrortyx barbatus VU resident 2009-2013 50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Long-tailed Wood-partridge Dendrortyx macroura LC resident 1995-2008 6 individuals A3
White-faced Quail-dove Zentrygon albifacies LC resident 2004-2008 present A3
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei LC - 2013 3 individuals A3
White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis LC resident 1995-2014 117 individuals A3
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus LC resident 1995-2012 13 individuals A3
Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae LC resident 1995-2011 20 individuals A3
Garnet-throated Hummingbird Lamprolaima rhami LC resident 1995-2010 17 individuals A3
Sparkling-tailed Woodstar Tilmatura dupontii LC resident 2008 present A3
Bumblebee Hummingbird Atthis heloisa LC resident 2008-2013 36 individuals A3
Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus LC resident 2004-2014 108 individuals A3
White-striped Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes leucogaster LC resident 2009-2013 13 individuals A3
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons LC resident 2006-2010 4 A3
Pine Flycatcher Empidonax affinis LC resident 2004-2013 - A3
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax LC resident 1995-2013 97 individuals A3
Chestnut-sided Shrike-vireo Vireolanius melitophrys LC resident 2004-2010 81 individuals A3
Slaty Vireo Vireo brevipennis LC resident 2004-2012 6 individuals A3
Unicolored Jay Aphelocoma unicolor LC resident 2004-2008 4 individuals A3
Ultramarine Jay Aphelocoma ultramarina LC resident 1995-2013 3 individuals A3
Bridled Titmouse Baeolophus wollweberi LC resident 2006-2010 3 individuals A3
Mexican Chickadee Poecile sclateri LC resident 1995-2013 80 individuals A3
Sumichrast's Wren Hylorchilus sumichrasti NT resident 1990-2014 63 individuals A1, A2
Grey-barred Wren Campylorhynchus megalopterus LC resident 1995-2010 34 individuals A2, A3
Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis LC resident 2006-2014 241 individuals A3
Slate-colored Solitaire Myadestes unicolor LC resident 2004-2014 37 individuals A3
Aztec Thrush Ridgwayia pinicola LC resident 2009-2010 - A3
Russet Nightingale-thrush Catharus occidentalis LC resident 1995-2013 133 individuals A3
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus LC resident 2004-2010 6 individuals A3
Grey Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus LC resident 1995-2014 172 individuals A3
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus LC resident 1995-2013 81 individuals A3
Blue-crowned Chlorophonia Chlorophonia occipitalis LC resident 2006-2008 3 individuals A3
Hooded Grosbeak Hesperiphona abeillei LC resident 2004-2010 9 individuals A3
Collared Towhee Pipilo ocai LC resident 1995-2014 30 individuals A3
Rufous-capped Brush-finch Atlapetes pileatus LC resident 1995-2011 66 individuals A3
White-throated Towhee Melozone albicollis LC resident 2008 present A3
Striped Sparrow Oriturus superciliosus LC resident 2010 - A3
Black-vented Oriole Icterus wagleri LC resident 2006-2011 9 individuals A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC resident 1995-2013 113 individuals A3
Hooded Yellowthroat Geothlypis nelsoni LC resident 2004-2014 16 individuals A3
Golden-cheeked Warbler Setophaga chrysoparia EN passage 2004-2010 - A1
Golden-browed Warbler Basileuterus belli LC resident 1995-2014 132 individuals A3
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons LC winter 1995-2011 13 individuals A3
Red Warbler Cardellina rubra LC resident 1995-2013 52 individuals A3
Painted Whitestart Myioborus pictus LC resident 1995-2010 7 individuals A3
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa baritula LC resident 1995-2014 17 individuals 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen, Pine, Pine-oak, Tropical semi-deciduous -
Grassland Second-growth & grazed -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Land ownership

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra de Zongolica y Tenango. Downloaded from on 30/10/2020.