Yavi y Yavi Chico

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
Wedge-tailed Hillstar Oreotrochilus adela LC breeding 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Citron-headed Yellow-finch Sicalis luteocephala LC resident 2001-2003 present A2
Grey-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa carbonaria LC resident 2001-2003 present A2

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yavi y Yavi Chico. Downloaded from on 29/09/2023.