Wetlands of Northern Lake Managua

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
Nicaraguan Grackle Quiscalus nicaraguensis LC breeding 2000-2006 unknown 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)
Complejo Volc√°nico Momotombo y Momotombito Reserva Natural 7,422 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen, Gallery & riparian, Second-growth & disturbed, Tropical deciduous -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land, Improved pasture land, Perennial crops, orchards & groves -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes & swamps, Riverine floodplains, Water-fringe vegetation -
Shrubland Riparian scrub & thickets, Scrub, Second-growth & disturbed scrub -
Coastline Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wetlands of Northern Lake Managua. Downloaded from on 08/08/2020.