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Valle Nuevo This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Anthracothorax dominicus NR resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Emerald Chlorostilbon swainsonii LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Trogon Temnotrogon roseigaster LC resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Narrow-billed Tody Todus angustirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Broad-billed Tody Todus subulatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Hispaniolan Parakeet Psittacara chloropterus VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Elaenia fallax NR resident 2007 unknown A2
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Pewee Contopus hispaniolensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Corvus palmarum NR resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea VU resident 2006 30 individuals A1, A2
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli VU winter 2005 30 individuals A1
La Selle Thrush Turdus swalesi VU resident 2006 unknown A1, A2
Palmchat Dulus dominicus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Euphonia musica NR resident 2007 unknown A2
Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga EN resident 2006 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Antillean Siskin Spinus dominicensis LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Black-crowned Palm-tanager Phaenicophilus palmarum LC resident 2007 unknown A2
White-winged Warbler Xenoligea montana VU resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Green-tailed Warbler Microligea palustris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Calyptophilus frugivorus NR resident 2006 30 individuals A1, 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.

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


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (agricultural use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - herbicides and pesticides happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle Nuevo (Juan B. Pérez Rancier National Park 91,000 protected area contains site 90,680
Valle Nuevo Natural Scientific Reserve 40,900 protected area contained by site 40,900
Juan B. Pérez Rancier National Park 90,000 protected area contained by site 90,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial - terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valle Nuevo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2019.