The Volcans and San Marcelino

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
White-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis leucogastra LC resident - unknown A3
White-faced Quail-dove Zentrygon albifacies LC unknown - unknown A3
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei LC unknown - unknown A3
Rufous Sabrewing Campylopterus rufus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus LC resident - unknown A3
Pacific Screech-owl Megascops cooperi LC resident - unknown A3
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis VU resident - unknown A3
Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis LC resident - unknown A3
White-throated Magpie-jay Cyanocorax formosus LC resident - unknown A3
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis LC unknown - unknown A3
Black Thrush Turdus infuscatus LC unknown - unknown A3
Rufous-collared Thrush Turdus rufitorques LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Grey-crowned Ground-sparrow Melozone occipitalis LC resident - unknown A2
Bar-winged Oriole Icterus maculialatus LC resident - unknown A2, A3
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa LC unknown - unknown A3
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons LC unknown - unknown A3
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa baritula LC resident - unknown 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
San Jose Miramar Parque Nacional 57 protected area contained by site 0
San Isidro Area Natural Protegida 394 protected area contained by site 0
San Blas o Las Brumas Parque Nacional 457 protected area contained by site 0
Lava de Izalco Parque Nacional 1,526 protected area contained by site 0
La Auxiliadora Area Natural Protegida 110 protected area contained by site 0
Auxiliadora-San Isidro Area Natural Protegida 394 protected area contained by site 0
Apaneca-Llamatepec UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 59,056 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Tropical lowland evergreen, Tropical semi-deciduous -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Grassland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry & agro-industrial plantations, Perennial crops, orchards & groves, Other urban & industrial areas -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes & swamps -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: The Volcans and San Marcelino. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.