Tierra del Sol Salina

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis LC resident 2007 unknown A3
American Coot Fulica americana LC resident 2007 170 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -

Land ownership
The land is own by the government and lease to organization of the Tierra del Sol Golf course, and hence the Salina at that site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tierra del Sol Salina. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.