Tapichalaca Reserve (Reserva Tapichalaca IBA)

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bearded Guan Penelope barbata NT resident 2003 present A1
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca NT resident 2003 present A1
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii LC resident 2003 frequent A1
Jocotoco Antpitta Grallaria ridgelyi EN resident 2003 uncommon A1
Orange-banded Flycatcher Nephelomyias lintoni NT resident 2003 present A1
Masked Saltator Saltator cinctus LC resident 2003 present A1

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tapichalaca Forest Reserve 2,000 is identical to site 0
Podocarpus-El Condor UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 228,465 protected area overlaps with site 0
Podocarpus Parque Nacional 138,493 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, Second-growth or disturbed forest -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tapichalaca Reserve (Reserva Tapichalaca IBA). Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.