Valle Colorado y Valle Grande

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 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
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Tawny Tit-spinetail Sylviorthorhynchus yanacensis LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Maquis Canastero Asthenes heterura LC resident 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A1
Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Las Yungas UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,350,000 protected area contains site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Valle Colorado y Valle Grande. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.