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Darién lowlands
Country/Territory Colombia,Panama
Area 61,000 
Altitude 0 - 1,000m  
Priority urgent 
Habitat loss moderate 
Knowledge incomplete 

General characteristics 

The Dari

Restricted-range species 

Most of the restricted-range species in this EBA occur in humid forest (or disturbed forest) habitats, primarily below 800

Species IUCN Category
Choco Tinamou (Crypturellus kerriae)  VU 
Purplish-backed Quail-dove (Zentrygon lawrencii)  LC 
Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker (Piculus callopterus)  LC 
Dusky-backed Jacamar (Brachygalba salmoni)  LC 
Sooty-capped Puffbird (Nystactes noanamae)  NT 
Black-billed Flycatcher (Aphanotriccus audax)  NT 
Spiny-faced Antshrike (Xenornis setifrons)  VU 
Black-crowned Antpitta (Pittasoma michleri)  LC 
Baudo Oropendola (Psarocolius cassini)  EN 
Black Oropendola (Psarocolius guatimozinus)  LC 
Viridian Dacnis (Dacnis viguieri)  NT 
Sulphur-rumped Tanager (Heterospingus rubrifrons)  LC 
Black-and-yellow Tanager (Chrysothlypis chrysomelas)  LC 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
CO018  Capurganá  Colombia 
CO019  Parque Nacional Natural Los Katíos  Colombia 
CO020  Parque Nacional Natural Ensenada de Utría  Colombia 
PA030  Portobelo National Park  Panama 
PA040  Chagres National Park  Panama 
PA047  Narganá Wildlands Area  Panama 
PA052  Bagre Biological Corridor  Panama 
PA053  Darién National Park  Panama 

Threats and conservation 

Forest in Col

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: Darién lowlands. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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