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Tierras altas de Santa Cruz


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
Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis LC resident 2003 present A2
Galapagos Rail Laterallus spilonota VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A4i
Paint-billed Crake Neocrex erythrops LC resident 2003 present A4i
Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia CR resident 2003 present A1, A4ii
Galapagos Flycatcher Myiarchus magnirostris LC resident 2003 present A2
Galapagos Mockingbird Mimus parvulus LC resident 2003 present A2
Certhidea olivacea NR resident 2003 present A2
Vegetarian Finch Platyspiza crassirostris LC resident 2003 present A2
Large Tree-finch Geospiza psittacula VU resident 2003 present A2
Small Tree-finch Geospiza parvula LC resident 2003 present A2
Woodpecker Finch Geospiza pallida VU resident 2003 present A2
Small Ground-finch Geospiza fuliginosa LC resident 2003 present A2
Medium Ground-finch Geospiza fortis LC resident 2003 present A2
Large Ground-finch Geospiza magnirostris LC resident 2003 present A2

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)
Galápagos Islands World Heritage Site 14,066,514 protected area contained by site 0
Galápagos Marine Reserve 13,300,000 protected area contains site 27,800
Galápagos National Park 799,540 protected area contains site 27,800
Archipielágo de Colón (Galápagos) UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 14,761,844 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tierras altas de Santa Cruz. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2019.